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Latest press releases

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Marie Stopes International is a global social enterprise that delivers world-class sexual and reproductive healthcare to millions of the world’s most vulnerable women.

04 Feb 2014

London, 9 January 2014: A recent survey by Marie Stopes International reveals a false sense of security means many women are failing to protect themselves from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

09 Jan 2014

Results from the largest study of sexual health and lifestyles in Britain published today in The Lancet reveal changing attitudes and behaviours.

26 Nov 2013

Awards celebrate progress being made to increase access to voluntary family planning

15 Nov 2013

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

Marie Stopes Northern Ireland is proud to have been open in Belfast for a year, providing family planning and sexual health services for hundreds of women and men.

17 Oct 2013

Figures released by the Public Health Agency show new cases of sexually transmitted infections rose by 28% in Northern Ireland since 2000.

09 Oct 2013

Appointment reflects commitment to expanding sustainable family planning and reproductive health services in rapidly changing world

28 Aug 2013

Marie Stopes International’s response to Department of Health’s 2012 abortion statistics in England and Wales

11 Jul 2013

Marie Stopes International announces annual global impact for 2012

08 Jul 2013

Marie Stopes International’s response to the Public Health England’s 2012 figures on sexually transmitted infections in England

05 Jun 2013

In a formal debate to determine whether the world’s health community is on track to deliver sexual and reproductive rights, nearly two thirds of audience members voted against a formally presented motion that ‘the global health community is on the right track to fulfilling reproductive health and rights for all’, concluding that if the present track is maintained, we will fail the women and communities we claim to serve.

29 May 2013

We are pleased that the government today ended its plans to open a consultation into pregnancy counselling.

31 Oct 2012

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