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Women receiving family planning advice in India
10 Apr 2014 | Maternal health

The march backwards: women’s sexual and reproductive rights at risk

Spain is about to criminalise abortion; politicians in the UK repeatedly attempt to reduce the 24-week limit and today in Brussels, a Parliamentary hearing is discussing a European Citizens' initiative that if successful would block European Commission (EC) development fun...

Working for sexual and reproductive health charity, Marie Stopes International, I know that every day, 800 women die during pregnancy or childbirth, and 99% of these women are from the developing world. This is why the international community identified maternal health as one of the eight Millennium Development Goals and why the European Union (EU) apportions development funding to maternal health each year.

But the ‘One of Us’ initiative, which aims to block EC funding for any activities...

Spain is about to criminalise abortion; politicians in the UK repeatedly attempt to reduce the 24-week limit and today in Brussels, a Parliamentary hearing is discussing a European Citizens' initiative that if successful would block European Commission (EC) development funding for maternal health.

The march backwards: women’s sexual and reproductive rights at risk

Women waiting for family planning in Ghana
09 Apr 2014 | Maternal health

The Vision of Cairo: a perspective from the past, for the future

This week, at the 47th Conference on Population and Development, reproductive health advocate Professor Fred...

The Vision of Cairo: a perspective from the past, for the future

Health clinic in the Philippines
09 Apr 2014 | Family planning

Free contraceptives for all Filipinos: ground-breaking law judged...

For over a year, the Philippines has been debating whether or not its historic reproductive...

Free contraceptives for all Filipinos: ground-breaking law judged constitutional

Vietnam Factory Workers
04 Apr 2014 | Family planning

Bringing health information to Vietnam’s factories

In two of Vietnam’s most industrialised provinces, Binh Duong and Dong Nai, Marie Stopes International Vietnam is making a...

Bringing health information to Vietnam’s factories

Social marketing agents talking to inmates about family planning and reproductive health
27 Mar 2014 | Family planning

Prison bars prove no barrier for outreach team

We prioritise reaching vulnerable and under-served people and in Senegal we've put this into action with our first visit to a...

Prison bars prove no barrier for outreach team

Family planning group counselling session in Mali
13 Dec 2013 | Family planning

Mali: delivering for women in the face of crisis

With Mali in the grip of a political crisis and internal conflict, Marie Stopes International Mali has continued to provide...

Mali: delivering for women in the face of crisis

Jahanara
13 Dec 2013 | Family planning

The power of choice: a tale of two mothers

Jahanara and Khadeja live in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They only live a short distance from each other but in reality they live worlds’ apart ...

The power of choice: a tale of two mothers

MSU worker speaking with a client
10 Dec 2013 | Family planning

Marie Stopes Uganda is ‘people’s choice’ at Visionary Awards

Marie Stopes Uganda has received a special ‘Visionary’ award from the Prime Minister in recognition of its...

Marie Stopes Uganda is ‘people’s choice’ at Visionary Awards

Marie Stopes International health workers in Myanmar
05 Dec 2013 | Family planning

UK’s International Development Committee visits Myanmar

Last week, Marie Stopes International Myanmar was proud to host a visit from the UK’s International Development...

UK’s International Development Committee visits Myanmar

Woman at Marie Stopes Uganda clinic
01 Dec 2013 | HIV / STIs

Youth-friendly, integrated services key to making AIDS-free...

Young people account for 40% of all new HIV infections. Each day, more than 2,400 young people...

Youth-friendly, integrated services key to making AIDS-free generation a reality

Clients register for services in Tanzania
26 Nov 2013 | Maternal health

Improving cervical cancer prevention

Tomorrow, we’ll be at European Development Days, taking part in a session exploring how we can improve cancer prevention in developing and...

Improving cervical cancer prevention

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