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Latest press releases
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We are pleased that the government today ended its plans to open a consultation into pregnancy counselling.
The following is a statement from Dawn Purvis, Director of Marie Stopes Northern Ireland, on the opening of our new centre in Belfast, today.
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.
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.
Marie Stopes International today opens a second centre in Manchester, bringing high quality sexual and reproductive healthcare back to the heart of the city.
This is a deeply saddening case. Sarah never visited us and, from reports in the press, it seems she did not seek support from any other organisation until she was past the legal gestation limit of 24 weeks.
Marie Stopes International is pleased to announce the appointment of John Worley as interim Director of External Relations.
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.
Parliamentary launch of Marie Stopes International’s Global Impact Report.
Number of abortions in England and Wales increase slightly, repeat abortions remain an issue
Our nine main sexual reproductive health centres and 10 smaller units were visited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) this week, as were all other NHS and independent providers in the UK – over 250 facilities in total.
The fifth annual Guardian International Development Journalism Competition for aspiring and professional journalists launches today.
Today, Bill and Melinda Gates identified family planning as a key priority for the year ahead in Bill Gates’ annual letter.
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.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has published the world's largest, most comprehensive and systematic review of induced abortion and women’s mental health.