The IPPF, International Planned Parenthood Federation, founded in 1952, has developed branches all over the world. Its programs. are adopted by associations spreading over more than a hundred states. Yet few people are aware of the activities that it has been carrying out. The LFPA which was founded in 1969, affiliated in the same year with the IPPF from which it receives its impetus and the large part of its funds. Since then it has been steadily expanding its activities.