Parliamentarians demand that G8/G20 leaders place family planning in the context of sexual and reproductive health and rights at the core of the post-2015 development agenda. A global Parliamentarians conference ahead of 2013 G8/G20 was held in London, England from May 9-10. Under the theme, “What Place for Family Planning [...]
According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at least 200 million women want to use safe and effective family planning methods, but are unable to do so because they lack access to information and services or the support of their husbands and communities. It is also known that a [...]
April 25, 2013, New York, NY
The High-Level Task Force for ICPD is urging governments and the international community to take much bolder action to meet and build on commitments they made at the International Conference on Population Development (ICPD) in Cairo in 1994. As the 20-year review of progress [...]
The German Development Ministry (BMZ) posted a discussion paper in the post-2015 UN thematic consultation on health entitled, “Overcoming verticality and integrating health approaches: The rationale for linking HIV and SRHR” (see attached).
The paper:References ICPD in Cairo and the 2004 Glion Call to Action, Makes the case that [...]
On March 5th, 2013, New Zealand MPs Hon. Maryan Street and Dr. Cam Calder were joined by Solomon Islands MPs, key officials, representatives of international organizations and civil society representatives at National Parliament in Honiara to launch a report on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights [...]