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Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving women, men, teens, and families. For more than 90 years, we’ve done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible choices.

Planned Parenthood provides quality health care and services. Planned Parenthood’s 860 affiliate health centers, run by committed professional staff, provide the highest quality family planning and reproductive health care to women, men, and teens across the country. To meet the needs of the millions of Americans who rely on us, Planned Parenthood continues to expand — offering online health services, opening express clinics in shopping malls, and using mobile clinics to reach underserved communities.

Planned Parenthood offers medically accurate information. Planned Parenthood educates young men and women, parents, and families about how to protect their health and the health of their loved ones. Parents know that the best foundation for their children’s success is a good education. When it comes to sexual health, Planned Parenthood provides what parents want for their children — medically accurate, comprehensive, and age-appropriate information to guide them through a lifetime of choices.

Planned Parenthood advances effective health policies. Planned Parenthood works in Washington, DC, and in all 50 states to refocus the public dialogue on positive policies that address the real health priorities of individuals and families. Planned Parenthood’s nearly four million activists, supporters, and donors encourage legislators and other policymakers to protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of all women and men. We also work with allies in other countries to help protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and men worldwide.