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Team member holding IUD
14 Sep 2016 | Young people

Marie Stopes staff praised for family planning leadership

Four members of Marie Stopes International have been recognised for their work championing family planning, in the 120 Under 40 awards.

DioDio Sacko, midwife and trainer for Marie Stopes Mali; Ghulam Yaseen, channel lead for Marie Stopes Pakistan; Indra Tumur, country director for Marie Stopes Mongolia; and Ufuoma Omo Obi, country director for Marie Stopes Sierra Leone all received recognition for their contribution to improving reproductive health worldwide.

The competition, organised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health and Bayer, accepted nominees aged 40 or under who have made significant contributions to family planning...

Four members of Marie Stopes International have been recognised for their work championing family planning, in the 120 Under 40 awards.

Marie Stopes staff praised for family planning leadership

Bajaji nurses talking to young people
01 Jul 2016 | Family planning

Reconfirming our FP2020 pledge: A focus on young people

Following the FP2020 Reference Group meeting in London this week, Marie Stopes International is today reconfirming its...

Reconfirming our FP2020 pledge: A focus on young people

Panel experts from the event on tackling unsafe abortion
19 May 2016 | Safe abortion and post-abortion care

Solutions to tackling unsafe abortion shared at Women Deliver 2016

Over 150 people came together at Women Deliver 2016 to hear an expert panel share their practical experiences...

Solutions to tackling unsafe abortion shared at Women Deliver 2016

International Women's Day
08 Mar 2016 | Safe abortion and post-abortion care

Naomi's struggle shows what happens when women can't...

Today (Tuesday 8th March) is International Women’s Day - an annual event that celebrates women...

Naomi's struggle shows what happens when women can't access contraception

David Mundell visiting one of our clinics in Malawi
29 Feb 2016 | Family planning

Scottish Secretary of State visits our clinic in Malawi

Scottish Secretary of State, David Mundell has commended the collaborative partnership between the Department for...

Scottish Secretary of State visits our clinic in Malawi

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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