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Woman from Ethiopia
10 Mar 2014 | Maternal health

Women's right to health and wellbeing

On International Women's day, Glenys Kinnock delivered a speech to The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on 'Women's right to health and wellbeing'. Here she shares with us the full transcript.

“It is justice, not charity, that is wanted in the World”.

So wrote one of my heroines, Mary  Woollstonecraft, in her  book "Vindication of the Rights of Women" in 1792.

Her words, written over 200 years ago are, I believe, as relevant and challenging today as they were in her time,  and  they remind us that the search for justice is one of the oldest struggles in human history.

And...

On International Women's day, Glenys Kinnock delivered a speech to The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on 'Women's right to health and wellbeing'. Here she shares with us the full transcript.

Women's right to health and wellbeing

Marie Stopes workers in Tanzania
13 Feb 2014 | Family planning

Marie Stopes Tanzania uses 25th anniversary to call for action for...

Marie Stopes Tanzania is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of a new song and a call...

Marie Stopes Tanzania uses 25th anniversary to call for action for young people

Sarah Opendi FRESH Campaign Launch
31 Jan 2014 | Young people

A FRESH way of reaching young people

Reaching young people is one of the challenges of our work. The words “family planning” don't always resonate with young people, yet if...

A FRESH way of reaching young people

Young, pregnant woman, Bangladesh
30 Oct 2013 | Young people

UNFPA report focuses on adolescent pregnancy

The UNFPA has launched its 2013 State of the World Population Report, focusing on adolescent pregnancy, its serious impact on girls’...

UNFPA report focuses on adolescent pregnancy

Timor Leste Hotline Operator
11 Oct 2013 | Young people

Timor Leste hotline highlights challenges of reaching young women

The best way to reach young people with information on sexual and reproductive health information is to provide...

Timor Leste hotline highlights challenges of reaching young women

Sierra Leone Youth Work
11 Oct 2013 | Young people

Youth work in Sierra Leone: giving girls choice

Young people make up over half of the world’s population and if they are to realise their full potential, we believe girls must be...

Youth work in Sierra Leone: giving girls choice

International Day of the Girl 2013
11 Oct 2013 | Young people

Girls are having sex: how can we help protect them?

Whether through individual choice, because they marry young or are victims of coercion and sexual violence, girls in the...

Girls are having sex: how can we help protect them?

International Youth Day 2013
12 Aug 2013 | Young people

International Youth Day 2013: who knows the best way to reach young...

On International Youth Day, we ask, who knows the best way to reach young people with sexual and...

International Youth Day 2013: who knows the best way to reach young people?

Mi Aye, Bago, Myanmar
11 Jul 2013 | Young people

Ensuring the young are not forgotten

Accessing affordable contraceptives in developing countries can be difficult for many women and men, but for young people the challenge is...

Ensuring the young are not forgotten

Reaching the under-served
08 Jul 2013 | Family planning

Our impact in 2012

Today sees the release of our 2012 Global Impact Report, in which we examine the overall impact of our family planning and safe abortion services in 2012.

Our impact in 2012

Young women working for Marie Stopes International in Cambodia
26 May 2013 | Young people

We need to focus on young women

I’m in Kuala Lumpur on Monday for the Women Deliver Youth Pre-Conference, where 100 ‘Young Leaders’ from 68 countries have gathered to agree what...

We need to focus on young women

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