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In response to today’s verdict, Dawn Purvis, Director of Marie Stopes Northern Ireland said: “I fully respect people's right to peaceful protest, but it is totally unacceptable to intimidate women accessing a legal health service or the staff that provide their care. I have both witnessed and been subjected to a culture of daily harassment, and seen these protesters tactics become increasingly aggressive.

19 Nov 2014

In response to news reports suggesting Marie Stopes Northern Ireland is selling abortion pills, Director Dawn Purvis said:

28 Oct 2014

London, 15 September 2014: Marie Stopes International joins awareness raising efforts around emergency contraception for Sexual Health Week.

15 Sep 2014

It’s been brought to our attention that text messages and emails are being sent in our name, with the promise of money if the recipients respond to confirm their interest in a grant.

10 Sep 2014

Today marks the 500 day milestone date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight goals established by the United Nations and governments around the world to tackle the biggest threats to humankind including poverty, disease and maternal mortality.

18 Aug 2014

Organisation’s contribution to Millennium Development Goals and service to women and families of Uganda recognised by President Museveni

30 Jun 2014

Marie Stopes International’s response to the Public Health England’s annual figures on sexually transmitted infections in England

17 Jun 2014

Marie Stopes International’s response to Department of Health abortion statistics for England and Wales

12 Jun 2014

The High Court in London has ruled women from Northern Ireland are not legally entitled to free abortions on the NHS in England.

08 May 2014

London, 28 April 2014: Reproductive health charity Marie Stopes UK is today launching the findings of the first research in the UK into the contraceptive use of women aged 16-24 having one or more abortions.

28 Apr 2014

Marie Stopes International is a global social enterprise that delivers world-class sexual and reproductive healthcare to millions of the world’s most vulnerable women.

04 Feb 2014

London, 9 January 2014: A recent survey by Marie Stopes International reveals a false sense of security means many women are failing to protect themselves from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

09 Jan 2014

Results from the largest study of sexual health and lifestyles in Britain published today in The Lancet reveal changing attitudes and behaviours.

26 Nov 2013

Awards celebrate progress being made to increase access to voluntary family planning

15 Nov 2013

Our Regional Director for East and Southern Africa comments on FP2020's first progress report since last year's London Summit on Family Planning.

13 Nov 2013