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Grant Shapps visits Malawi
01 Jul 2015 | Centres

UK Minister sees community impact of family planning on visit to...

Last week, our team in Malawi welcomed the UK’s Minister of State for International Development, the Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps, to a Banja la Mtsogolo (BLM) centre in Lilongwe. Impressed by the impact its family planning programme has in the local community, he pledged DFID'...

The visit gave Shapps the opportunity to become more familiar with BLM’s family planning programme - a programme which the UK has been co-supporting for many years and which was providing contraception for almost one million people in 2014.

Our country director in Malawi, Nicky Matthews, welcomed Shapps upon arrival at Area 25 Clinic and gave him an overview of BLM before introducing him to the team, who took him through the centre, giving a walkthrough of the usual client experience.

Shapps was eager to understand how the...

Last week, our team in Malawi welcomed the UK’s Minister of State for International Development, the Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps, to a Banja la Mtsogolo (BLM) centre in Lilongwe. Impressed by the impact its family planning programme has in the local community, he pledged DFID's continued support.

UK Minister sees community impact of family planning on visit to Malawi

100 Million Day celebration
24 Jun 2015 | Family planning

100 Million Day: Celebrating reaching our 100 millionth client

This year, somewhere in the world, we will reach our 100 millionth client. Every one of our 100 million clients has...

100 Million Day: Celebrating reaching our 100 millionth client

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19 Jun 2015 | Family planning

Appointment of Megan Elliott as Vice President, Strategy and...

Marie Stopes International (MSI) today announces the appointment of Megan Elliott as Vice President,...

Appointment of Megan Elliott as Vice President, Strategy and Development

Ouagadougou Partnership visit to Niger
17 Jun 2015 | Family planning

Marie Stopes Ladies praised during Ouagadougou Partnership visit to...

At the end of April 2015, our programmes in Senegal and Niger hosted visits from donors and other key...

Marie Stopes Ladies praised during Ouagadougou Partnership visit to Niger

Client counselling in Burkina Faso
10 Jun 2015 | Family planning

One big push for family planning in Burkina Faso

Last month, Burkina Faso celebrated national family planning week and Marie Stopes International Burkina Faso played a starring...

One big push for family planning in Burkina Faso

Women in Yemen
03 Feb 2015 | Family planning

COMMENT: Prepare for the worst, hope for the best

Yemen is a country plagued by instability. The shifting balance of power between political parties, tribes, Al Qaeda and Al...

COMMENT: Prepare for the worst, hope for the best

Women hear about their contraceptive options in Kenya
21 Jan 2015 | Family planning

COMMENT: Why I agree with the Pope on family planning – up to a point

The Pope is right. As a passionate advocate for contraception and women’s rights, you might be surprised...

COMMENT: Why I agree with the Pope on family planning – up to a point

Tim Black, Zimbabwe
07 Jan 2015 | Family planning

Honouring our founder's birthday: A call to advance family...

To mark the birthday of our founder, Tim Black, CBE, who recently passed away, we look back on a recent...

Honouring our founder's birthday: A call to advance family planning

Religious leader talking to women about contraception in Uganda
02 Jan 2015 | Family planning

Faith and family planning

In many countries, we work with religious leaders to educate communities on the benefits of modern contraception.

Faith and family planning

Dr Tim Black
12 Dec 2014 | Family planning

The Times obituary of Dr Tim Black, CBE 1937 - 2014

Forceful pioneer of birth control in developing countries who never shied away from controversy.

The Times obituary of Dr Tim Black, CBE 1937 - 2014

Tim Black
12 Dec 2014 | Family planning

Marie Stopes International founder dies

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our founder and board member, Dr Tim Black, CBE.

Marie Stopes International founder dies

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