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7 December 2017

OSLO, 7 December -- Norway has published a new Action Plan On Women's Rights And Gender Equality, which includes SRHR as one of its five priority areas. Originally, SRHR had been omitted from the Action Plan but was included following advocacy by Sex og Politikk and other civil society organisations.

10 January 2017

DUBLIN, 14 December -- The Irish APPG met with Amal Ahmed Mohamed, Executive Director of the Somaliland Family Health Association (SOFHA) -- the only family planning center in Somaliland. The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) is the secretariat to APPG.

10 January 2017

BRUSSELS, 1 December -- The Belgian APPG, for which Sensoa is the secretariat, organised an event on World AIDS Day to raise awareness about HIV globally and in Belgium.

4 January 2017

LONDON, 2 January -- Baroness Jenny Tonge’s Private Members’ Bill on Marriage and Civil Partnership [Mimimum Age] passed its third reading in the House of...

31 December 2016

Newsletter in Numbers: €4.5 million has been dedicated to humanitarian aid for refugees by the Austrian Council of Ministers, €1 million of which will go...

20 December 2016

PARIS, 20 December -- In response to representations from French parliamentarians Hon Edith Gueugneau, Hon Pascal Cherki and Hon Chantal Jouanno, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development has allocated an additional € 200,000 to UNFPA.

14 December 2016

ABIDJAN, 11-14 December, - A delegation of 16 members of parliament from African and European countries participated in the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Ouagadougou Partnership in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. This year’s annual meeting focused on the needs of young people under the moto: “promoting contraception equals ensuring a better future for young people.”

13 December 2016

BRUSSELS, 13 December -- A new European Parliament resolution on the rights of women in EU eastern partnership states contains strong language on SRHR. The resolution -- which pertains to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine -- refers to the Beijing Platform for Action, the ICPD and encourages partnership states to sign and ratify the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women.

12 December 2016

Newsletter in Numbers 149 parliamentarians participated in EPF activities in 2016 / 32 people attended the EPF all-party parliamentary group (APPG) secretariats’ meeting in Slovenia...

12 December 2016

DAKAR, 24 November - Hon Marie Rose Nguini Effa MP (Cameroon) and Hon Paul Chibingu MP (Malawi) were elected respectively as President and Vice President of the African Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (FPA) at the FPA General Assembly in Senegal.




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