For Education, Empowerment & Equality

European Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development

EPF is a network of members of parliaments from across Europe who are committed to protecting the sexual and reproductive health of the world’s most vulnerable people, both at home and overseas.

We believe that women should always have the right to decide upon the number of children they wish to have, and should never be denied the education or other means to achieve this that they are entitled to.

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NEWSLETTER in NUMBERS: 30 global parliamentarians participated in a UNFPA and EPF interactive dialogue on understanding the politics around SRHR and the SDGs / 50 experts from 20 countries attended an international seminar on strategies to counter the effects of conscientious objection to abortion i

Our latest publication

This manual provides members of parliament and decision-makers with a concise guide to how they can contribute to advancing environmental sustainability in the post-2015 framework.

EPF in the media

PARIS, 19 July – Following President Marcon’s comments about fertility rates in Africa and the continent having a “civilisational” problem, Le Monde took a closer look at France’s commitment to women’s rights in development policy. Interviewd for the piece, EPF’s Neil Datta said: "France has repeatedly declared itself a champion of women's rights, but whatever the political color of the government, aid to the developing countries is very modest.”



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