We Are

 

Vision

FPA India envisions sexual and reproductive health for all as a human right, including gender equality leading to alleviation of poverty, population stabilization and sustainable development.

 

Mission

FPA India strengthens a voluntary commitment to advocate for SRH and Rights and, choices. It promotes access to SRH information and services related to family planning, safe abortions, HIV/AIDS and sexuality to poor, marginalised and vulnerable populations including young people.

 

Family Planning Association of India was established in 1949 and was registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 and is a founder member of IPPF.

FPA India strengthens a voluntary commitment to advocate for SRH and Rights and, choices. It promotes access to SRH information and services related to family planning, safe abortions, HIV/AIDS and sexuality to poor, marginalised and vulnerable populations including young people.

FPA India has a presence in 17 states of India and one Union Territory. It is estimated that FPA India covers around 10 percent of the district population and contributes to the district level fertility reduction.

Sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services are provided directly through a structure of 42 Branches/Projects, FPA India managed 39 static clinics, 23 Urban Welfare Centres (funded by the Government of India), 78 outreach units and 148 Adolescent/Youth Friendly Centres/Clinics. Additionally, supported by 2,698 CBDs, 563 private practitioners and 196 other agencies at the community level, which are identified and trained by FPA India. Over 3,000 policy level volunteers and 1,000 FPA India staff received support from community members (5000 local volunteer groups including Self Help Groups with a total membership of 81,861 persons, 4,452 Peer Educators and 761 NGOs).

FPA India provided 4,081,483 services to a total of over 1,000,000 clients which included 264,983 children, 77,910 adolescents (10-19 years) and 240,235 clients between 20-24 years of age. Five-year trends indicates nearly a three-fold increase in the provision of services. This was mainly achieved by adopting a holistic approach in programme implementation from capacity building programmes which included horning in technical skills as well as management, developing strong partnerships with governmental as well as non-governmental organisations, and provision of quality services at all its service delivery points making it as easily accessible to a wider and more needy sections of men and women, including PLHIV, IDUs, MSM and sex workers. The vast majority (95%) of the clients served were poor (<$2pd) and marginalised (FPA India Annual Report 2010). CYP achieved during the year 2010 was 532,013.