The Guttmacher Institute and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have released a new study comparing global abortion rates between 1990 and 2014. The study found that, while rates of abortion have fallen substantially in the developed world, in the world's poorest countries they have seen no significant change.

12 May 2016

Drug company Pfizer has announced it will launch its Sayana Press self-injectable contraceptive for women in the UK to use at home.

24 Sep 2015

Marie Stopes UK has opened a new clinic in Guildford offering women access to early medical abortion in response to the unmet need in the area.

29 Jun 2015

Marie Stopes International has announced it will double its commitment to Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), the global partnership dedicated to improving voluntary access to family planning information, services and supplies for women and girls in the world’s poorest countries.

03 Jun 2015

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

The following is a statement from Dawn Purvis, Director of Marie Stopes Northern Ireland, on the opening of our new centre in Belfast, today.

18 Oct 2012

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.

16 Oct 2012

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.

10 Oct 2012

Marie Stopes International today opens a second centre in Manchester, bringing high quality sexual and reproductive healthcare back to the heart of the city.

08 Oct 2012

Marie Stopes International is pleased to announce the appointment of John Worley as interim Director of External Relations.

06 Jul 2012

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.

06 Jul 2012

Today, Bill and Melinda Gates identified family planning as a key priority for the year ahead in Bill Gates’ annual letter.

25 Jan 2012

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.

19 Jan 2012

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.

30 Nov 2011

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.

29 Nov 2011