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  1. December 18th 2014  |  Tags: , , ,

    Unmet need for contraception remains

    17 December 2014 The Guttmacher Institute and UNFPA recently released a report called Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014, which revealed the...
  2. December 8th 2014  |  Tags: , , ,

    United Nations climate conference in Peru

    8 December 2014 The average global temperature over both land and ocean from January to Novemeber 2014 was the highest on record, according to the United States National and Oceanic Atmospheric...
  3. December 2nd 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    Governments commit to ending child marriage

    2 December 2014 Child, early and forced marriages are wrong in themselves and are a driver of large families and unsustainable population growth. Girls marrying at a young age — often to...
  4. November 20th 2014  |  Tags: , ,

    Mixed results at the G20 summit

    20 November 2014 The recent G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia undertook to address poverty, economic inequality and youth unemployment, mainly by increasing members' economic growth by 2 per cent during...
  5. October 21st 2014  |  Tags: ,

    Environmentalist calls for smaller families

    21 October 2014 It is good to hear English writer, composer, musician, comedian, artist, ornithologist, conservationist and television presenter Bill Oddie calling for smaller families to address overpopulation. Oddie is correct in...
  6. 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....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...