Our Regional Director for East and Southern Africa comments on FP2020's first progress report since last year's London Summit on Family Planning.
The following is a statement from Dawn Purvis, Director of Marie Stopes Northern Ireland, on the opening of our new centre in Belfast, today.
We would like to thank everyone for the thousands of positive messages we have received from the women and men of Belfast over the past week, since we announced the opening of our new sexual and reproductive health centre in Northern Ireland. We are extremely grateful for your support.
We announce today that Marie Stopes Northern Ireland is opening a world class sexual and reproductive health centre in Belfast, offering the people of Northern Ireland a wide range of family planning and sexual health services under one roof.
Marie Stopes International today opens a second centre in Manchester, bringing high quality sexual and reproductive healthcare back to the heart of the city.
Marie Stopes International is pleased to announce the appointment of John Worley as interim Director of External Relations.
In response to the London Summit on Family Planning call to action, leading family planning organisation pledges to increase the number of women using contraception provided by them from 10 million to 20 million by 2020.
Today, Bill and Melinda Gates identified family planning as a key priority for the year ahead in Bill Gates’ annual letter.
Commenting on research released today by the Guttmacher Institute on global trends in abortion, Marie Stopes International’s CEO Dana Hovig reaffirmed the importance of family planning in lowering the number of unsafe abortions across world.
2011 International Conference on Family Planning, Senegal. Today, experts from Marie Stopes International present findings on delivering successful family planning services to some of the most underserved communities in the world.
2011 International Conference on Family Planning. Marie Stopes International is honoured to have been invited to deliver 21 presentations, panels and posters at this esteemed global conference.
Winners of The Guardian International Development Journalism competition, supported by Marie Stopes International, have now been announced.
Marie Stopes International (MSI) has today released the results of its 2010 ‘Global Impact Report’ which shows that as a result of services delivered by Marie Stopes International in 2010 an estimated 4.8 million unintended pregnancies, 13,600 maternal deaths and 1.3 million unsafe abortions will be prevented.
The Guardian International Development Journalism Competition for aspiring and professional journalists launches today.
Almost two in five (39%) 16-24 year old women have used emergency contraception after sex, indicating that they may not have used or had problems with their contraceptive method, new research undertaken for Marie Stopes International has found.