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Students in Papua New Guinea
18 Jul 2014 | Family planning

“Young life should be enjoyable”

Young people in PNG tell us why sexual and reproductive health matters to them.

Marie Stopes Papua New Guinea has been working with students at the country’s main university, running a peer education programme to spread knowledge about family planning among young people in PNG. Here we share their insights on why sexual and reproductive health matters.

Jeremy: "I know I want to have a planned family"

Jeremy, a second year Information Communications Technology student from the New Guinea Islands told us:

"In my family we are seven. My father took another wife so we have two half siblings. I see my...

Young people in PNG tell us why sexual and reproductive health matters to them.

“Young life should be enjoyable”

Young women in Ghana
07 Jul 2014 | Maternal health

COMMENT: As World Cup excitement reaches fever pitch, there's...

World Cup fever has had everybody gripped, here in Ghana and across the...

COMMENT: As World Cup excitement reaches fever pitch, there's another goal still worth fighting for

The 2014 Uganda Responsible Investment Awards
30 Jun 2014 | Maternal health

Marie Stopes Uganda named Best Reproductive Health and Family...

Marie Stopes Uganda's contribution to Millennium Development Goals and service to women...

Marie Stopes Uganda named Best Reproductive Health and Family Planning Organisation

23 Jun 2014 | Maternal health

Supporting survivors of gender-based violence

A new project with Marie Stopes Tanzania and the Tanzanian Police Force, is ensuring survivors of gender-based and sexual violence ...

Supporting survivors of gender-based violence

A client speaks to an Marie Stopes International South Sudan worker about her contraceptive options
16 Jun 2014 | Family planning

Delivering for women in the face of adversity

While the volatile political and security situation in South Sudan continues, our programme there has continued to provide much...

Delivering for women in the face of adversity

Marie Stopes workers in Tanzania
13 Feb 2014 | Family planning

Marie Stopes Tanzania uses 25th anniversary to call for action for...

Marie Stopes Tanzania is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of a new song and a call...

Marie Stopes Tanzania uses 25th anniversary to call for action for young people

Women wait for family planning services at an outreach clinic in Kenya
11 Feb 2014 | Family planning

Vocal local: managing pain in resource-poor settings

Our research study looking at the effectiveness of 'vocal local' as a pain management technique has been published...

Vocal local: managing pain in resource-poor settings

Client receives implant
07 Feb 2014 | Family planning

Implants in Africa: how we increased our impact nine-fold in five...

Between 2008 and 2012, we scaled up voluntary access to contraceptive implants in 15 sub-Saharan African...

Implants in Africa: how we increased our impact nine-fold in five years

Sarah Opendi FRESH Campaign Launch
31 Jan 2014 | Young people

A FRESH way of reaching young people

Reaching young people is one of the challenges of our work. The words “family planning” don't always resonate with young people, yet if...

A FRESH way of reaching young people

Melinda Gates speaks with Senegalese youth at focus group arranged by Marie Stopes International Senegal
21 Jan 2014 | Family planning

The reason why we think Bill and Melinda Gates got it so right in...

In this year's annual letter, the Gates skilfully debunk some of the most common myths...

The reason why we think Bill and Melinda Gates got it so right in their annual letter

Family planning counselling in Senegal
21 Jan 2014 | Family planning

Myth: family planning and religion don't mix

Religion is commonly cited as one of the main reasons for low contraceptive use in Senegal. But when we set up an outreach...

Myth: family planning and religion don't mix

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