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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 International Development (DFID) and Marie Stopes Malawi, known locally as Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM).

On a recent visit to BLM’s Falls Clinic, Mundell said the programme's sexual and reproductive health services were “centred on the people that most need it in Malawi.”

BLM was founded 24 years ago and since then, with support from DFID, it has lead the way in delivering low cost and modern contraception. In 2015 alone Falls Clinic was visited by 12,078 family planning clients.

During his visit, Mundell was shown how BLM operates and how funding from DFID is crucial in helping the programme to run its 30 static...

Scottish Secretary of State, David Mundell has commended the collaborative partnership between the Department for International Development (DFID) and Marie Stopes Malawi, known locally as Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM).

Scottish Secretary of State visits our clinic in Malawi

An outreach session
21 Jan 2016 | Family planning

Global partners gather to discuss importance of family planning

Marie Stopes International is honoured to be taking part in the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP)...

Global partners gather to discuss importance of family planning

Client Mwema
20 Nov 2015 | Family planning

COMMENT: What does it mean to tell a story?

Powerful, authentic stories are the coveted partner to evidence and data, but are not always easy to find. In 2015, with the generous...

COMMENT: What does it mean to tell a story?

APPG visit to Sri Lanka
16 Nov 2015 | Family planning

UK Parliamentarians visit Sri Lanka clinic

This month the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Population, Development and Reproductive Health visited our programme in Sri...

UK Parliamentarians visit Sri Lanka clinic

Women in Tanzania waiting to receive family planning services
12 Nov 2015 | Family planning

Over 290m of world's poorest women using modern contraception

A new report by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) released Thursday 12th November shows an unprecedented number of...

Over 290m of world's poorest women using modern contraception

Ghana Accra
25 Mar 2015 | Family planning

COMMENT: Westerners don't appreciate how amazing contraception is

When Alima was 15-years-old she travelled to the Ghanaian capital to work as a head porter in the market,...

COMMENT: Westerners don't appreciate how amazing contraception is

13 Mar 2015 | Centres

Dawn Purvis honoured at the UK Sexual Health Awards

Marie Stopes Northern Ireland’s programme director Dawn Purvis has been named Sexual Health Professional of the Year.

Dawn Purvis honoured at the UK Sexual Health Awards

Women waiting for contraception
12 Mar 2015 | Family planning

Our results and impact in 2014

In 2014 our local teams around the world enabled more women than ever to plan their futures and choose when and whether to have children.

Our results and impact in 2014

Simon Cooke in the Philippines
05 Mar 2015 | Family planning

PHOTO GALLERY: Marie Stopes International CEO visits Philippines

Last week, our CEO Simon Cooke spent time with colleagues in the Philippines.

PHOTO GALLERY: Marie Stopes International CEO visits Philippines

International Women's Day
02 Mar 2015 | Family planning

International Women's Day 2015: celebrating women who "...

International Women's Day is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of women...

International Women's Day 2015: celebrating women who "Make it Happen"

Grace Okeyo on outreach
19 Feb 2015 | Family planning

Hard-working nurses go the extra mile to bring women choice in Kenya

Marie Stopes Kenya nurse Grace Okeyo and her team work long, hard days, travelling to remote communities to...

Hard-working nurses go the extra mile to bring women choice in Kenya

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