London Family Planning Summit

Why Do Contraceptives Save Lives?

Peter Byass | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK
Peter Byass

In reality, every single woman who gets pregnant takes a risk. There are lots of ways of viewing the risks, but let's look at the ultimate bad outcome - women who die as a result of being pregnant.

Ending Forced Sterilization of Women and Girls with Disabilities

Shantha Rau Barriga | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK
Shantha Rau Barriga

In many parts of the world, women rely on sterilization voluntarily as one of a range of methods for family planning. However, for other women, including women and girls with disabilities, sterilization is not a choice.

'Women Have The Right To Choose' Says Conservative Minister

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

World leaders will today discuss how they can tackle one of the biggest killers of teenage girls worldwide: pregnancy. According to the Department...

Delivering Water Babies

Barbara Frost | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK
Barbara Frost

This understanding that wider determinates of poverty have a big impact on the risks of mothers dying in childbirth is reinforced by evidence, not only from our own programmes but from scientific studies.

London Family Planning Summit: Not Business as Usual

Dr. Gary L. Darmstadt | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK
Dr. Gary L. Darmstadt

We all must be held accountable for fulfilling the promise to the poorest women and girls in the world of ensuring access to high-quality, voluntary family planning programs.