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A Collective Response to Ending GBV

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and at  the start of the global 16 days of activism campaign to eliminate gender based violence  (GBV), the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT) is joining the  call for action across our nation to not only recognize and acknowledge gender based ...

November 26, 2021November 26, 2021by
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Family Planning offers to support a comprehensive HFLE program in schools

The Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT) is calling on the  Government to introduce an integrated comprehensive health and family life education  program for students attending schools across the country and is extending a hand in  partnership to support its implementation.  Responding to reports of videos circulating on social media on November 6th...

November 18, 2021November 18, 2021by
Parents are the first line of defense
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Parents are the first line of defense

FPATT Speaks at Ministry of Education’s Community Voices Deputy Executive Director of the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago  (FPATT) Sharon Mottley is calling on parents to step in as the first line of defense in the  war for their children’s future.  Delivering remarks during a Community Voices webinar on teenage pregnancies hosted  by...

November 17, 2021November 17, 2021by
FPATT APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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FPATT APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT) is pleased to announce the  appointment of Ms. Ava Rampersad as Executive Director from August 1st, 2021.  Rampersad, a public health practitioner with almost 20 years’ experience in public health and  community enhancement programming, has been with the Family Planning Association since  January 2017. She succeeds...

November 15, 2021November 15, 2021by
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FPATT President joins IPPF Board of Trustees

President of the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT), Professor Rose Marie Belle Antoine has been appointed to a senior position within the global coordinating body  of the prestigious International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).   Professor Antoine was appointed to serve on the IPPF’s Board of Trustees, London, in September  2021, after being voted...

November 15, 2021November 15, 2021by
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Celebrating the life of our sister, Brandy Rodriguez

Our sister, friend, colleague, confidante, champion, Brandy Rodriguez has transitioned. And even as we come together at the Family Planning Association to celebrate her life and the impact that she has had on us all, we cannot deny that we miss her and the essence she has brought to our place of work. To the...

October 28, 2021October 28, 2021by
CHAMP is about building greater communication within families.
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CHAMP is about building greater communication within families.

OVERVIEW The Collaborative HIV Adolescents Mental Health Programme (CHAMP), a project under the Spotlight Initiative, has been adapted to deliver activities that equip Caregivers and Youth with several understandable prevention tools on gender-based violence (GBV), intimate partner violence (IPV), and comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). CHAMP is about building greater communication within families, using a culturally...

September 1, 2021September 1, 2021by
Do you want to enjoy community development programs?
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Do you want to enjoy community development programs?

Do you want to enjoy community development programs? Do you want to reduce family violence? Know about sexual health? Then come join FPATT’s new and exciting CHAMP Ambassadors program. All you have to do is click the link, apply and have fun. https://forms.gle/w2tt3i1NUJe4wtxq8  

August 19, 2021August 19, 2021by
CHAMP Ambassador
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CHAMP Ambassador

Overview The Collaborative HIV Adolescents Mental Health Programme (CHAMP) is adapted to deliver activities aimed at transforming knowledge and behavior about gender-based violence (GBV), intimate partner violence (IPV), and comprehensive sexual health education (CSE). CHAMP concentrates on influencing parenting to heighten youth awareness of cultural norms and values that negatively impact sexual choices. It encourages...

August 16, 2021August 16, 2021by
Happy International Youth Day!
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Happy International Youth Day!

Let us acknowledge and celebrate what youth can do to build a safer, more just world. Let us strengthen our efforts to include young people in policies, programmes, and decision-making processes that benefit their futures and ours. ~ Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary-General, United Nations.

August 12, 2021August 12, 2021by