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  1. October 16th 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    International Day of the Girl Child

    Now into its third year, the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, held every 11th October, is intended to highlight the challenges faced by girls across the globe....
  2. October 15th 2014  |  Tags: , , ,

    Petition for UK compulsory sex education

    Sign an online petition to make sex and relationships education in schools in the United Kingdom compulsory. All primary and secondary schools should be required to teach students about issues such...
  3. September 23rd 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    World Contraception Day on 26 September

    World Contraception Day, which is intended "to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health", will be on 26...
  4. September 9th 2014  |  Tags:

    Remember a Charity in Your Will Week

    Gifts in wills are important to us — and to other charities. We support Remember a Charity in Your Will Week in the UK (8 - 14 September). We will...
  5. September 4th 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    Day of Action for ‘safe and legal abortion’

    The Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion — an international event — will be on 28 September this year. The Day is intended to spotlight "the actions...
  6. September 4th 2014  |  Tags: ,

    Sexual Health Week 15 – 21 September

    The theme of Sexual Health Week in the United Kingdom this year is emergency contraception. "Lots of information for women on the choices available", as well as campaign packs for...
  7. July 23rd 2014  |  Tags:

    Sign the online UN climate petition

    Population Matters is encouraging everyone to sign the online petition on climate change that calls for "world leaders to take urgent action on climate change to limit global warming to...
  8. July 17th 2014  |  Tags: ,

    UK births down, but still high

    Good to see births in the UK falling, but the total fertility rate of 1.85 is still high by recent historical standards and in comparison to the birth rates of...
  9. July 16th 2014  |  Tags:

    Campaign for girls’ sexual & reproductive rights

    Population Matters supports the Youth for Change campaign against child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation, as part of the wider campaign for women's human rights, including sexual...
  10. June 28th 2014  |  Tags:

    Join our campaign against population growth

    With the latest official figures showing growth in the UK population of more than 400,000 during the last year, there has never been a better time to join our campaign....