For Education, Empowerment & Equality


5 May 2017

5 May 2017 -- Eighty-nine parliamentarians from 57 countries have called on G7 governments to urgently address the challenges of migration, particularly as it affects women and girls. Their appeal came at an international parliamentarians' conference in Rome ahead of the G7 summit in Italy later this month.

28 April 2017

NEWSLETTER in NUMBERS: $69m – The amount contributed by the US to UNFPA in 2016 / 100 Chechen men suspected of being gay have been...

27 April 2017

STOCKHOLM, 27 April – The Swedish APPG, led by EPF President Ulrika Karlsson, has expressed full backing for the She Decides initiative. RFSU provides the secretariat to the Swedish APPG.

24 April 2017

ZAGREB, 24 April - EPF Secretary Neil Datta delivered a lecture in the Croatian capital entitled: "European fundamentalism against human rights: Who, why, how and with whose money they attack European values?" The event was organised by the Croatian Journalists' Association, the Center for Peace Studies and GONG -- a non-governmental organization that oversees elections in Croatia.

21 April 2017

BRUSSELS, 21 April – The EPF Executive Committee has written to the Speaker of the State Duma and Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation to raise deep concern over the treatment of homosexual men in the Chechen Republic. Reports of an anti-gay purge have recently appeared in several reputable media outlets both within and outside Russia.

11 April 2017

On 11 April 2017, Hon. Charles Goerens, MEP organised a Working Breakfast in the European Parliament to discuss the issue of child marriages and how to address this harmful practice which denies often young girls the right to choose whom and when to marry – one of the most important decisions in life which should be made freely and without fear or force.

10 April 2017

ISTANBUL, 21 March - EPF Secretary Neil Datta travelled to Istanbul to hold discussions with UNFPA EECARO and IPPF European Network concerning common priorities in...

10 April 2017

BRUSSELS, 9 March – Five advocates for sexual & reproductive health & rights were listed by Politico as amongst the 40 most influential members of...

10 April 2017

BRUSSELS, 8 March – EPF put a social media focus on access to contraception in Europe for International Women’s Day 2017.

10 April 2017

BRUSSELS, 1 March – EPF Secretary Neil Datta gave interviews to a Swedish publication and a Brussels-based outlet on the impact of the Global Gag Rule.




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