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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 a different story. Women like Agathe Dao from Mali.

Agathe lives in the remote village of Vanekuy - a place where villagers have to walk for hours to receive any kind of healthcare. She is 40 years old and, like many women in her community, has had many children. Going through the names in front of one of our health workers, Agathe counted 16 in total, 12 of which were surviving.

She sighed with relief after choosing to have an implant that would protect her from pregnancy for the next five years, saying:

“My body is so tired. I am so happy I can rest now....

This year, somewhere in the world, we will reach our 100 millionth client. Every one of our 100 million clients has a different story. Women like Agathe Dao from Mali.

100 Million Day: Celebrating reaching our 100 millionth client

MSI logo
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

Counselling in Nigeria
04 Jun 2015 | Family planning

COMMENT: Doubling our FP2020 pledge

Our CEO, Simon Cooke, comments on the news that Marie Stopes International will double its FP2020 commitment, pledging to reach 12 million new...

COMMENT: Doubling our FP2020 pledge

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

12 Days of Women
08 Dec 2014 | Maternal health

12 Days of Women: our highs and lows for women in 2014

At Marie Stopes International we’ve created our own version of the 12 Days of Christmas, reviewing highs and lows for women...

12 Days of Women: our highs and lows for women in 2014

MSSL Nurse Mary
02 Dec 2014 | Family planning

A day in the life: how Ebola has made delivering health services...

The outbreak of Ebola has put incredible strain on nurses in Sierra Leone. Fear of contact with...

A day in the life: how Ebola has made delivering health services harder than ever

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