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Cross-party group marks World Population Day

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1:50 pm | Family Planning NZ

This Wednesday (11 July) is World Population Day. The theme this year is “Family planning is a human right”. More >>

A Family Planning Film Fundraiser: Girl Rising

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5:24 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning is hosting a film screening of Girl Rising to raise awareness of the impact of education on girls’ and women’s health and lives. More >>

Highlighting LARCs On World Contraception Day

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 8:47 am | Family Planning NZ

Long-acting reversible contraceptives – or LARCs – are quietly revolutionising the way people manage their fertility. Unfortunately not everyone can afford them. More >>

Abortion report calls for legislation review

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:15 pm | Family Planning

The Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) has released its annual report today with a call for the 40 year old legislation which governs New Zealand’s abortion services to be reviewed. More >>

Pacific parliamentary leaders strengthen commitments to SDGs

Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:40 pm | Family Planning

Representatives and parliamentary leaders from Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and New Zealand met in Wellington this week (28-29 September) for a workshop on prioritising sexual and reproductive ... More >>

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the SDG

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 2:35 pm | Family Planning

More than 30 delegates, including key leaders and parliamentarians, from 10 Pacific countries will be at the New Zealand Parliament next week. More >>

Support for all Maori women

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:17 am | Family Planning

Te Whāriki Takapou Chief Executive, Alison Green says her organisation supports all Māori women, regardless of age, to access an abortion with the knowledge that their health information will be confidential as required by the Privacy Act 1993 ... More >>

New STI data

Friday, 11 December 2015, 1:46 pm | Family Planning NZ

New STI data provides further evidence of inequitable sexual and reproductive health outcomes, Family Planning says. More >>

Pacific Parliamentarians in NZ next week

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:19 am | Family Planning NZ

Parliamentarians from five Pacific nations and the head of the world’s second largest NGO will meet in Wellington on 29 June to consider how to better involve boys and men in sexual and reproductive health in the Pacific. More >>

Sexuality education guidelines

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:28 am | Family Planning

New sexuality education guidelines released yesterday are directly linked to the New Zealand Curriculum. This connection is applauded by Family Planning which says the guidelines provide much needed support to school boards, principals, and teachers ... More >>

New UNFPA report links progress and power to young people

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 1:42 pm | Family Planning

A UN report launched today calls for investment in young people as they are essential to social and economic progress. More >>

Consent and sexuality education - Family Planning

Friday, 31 October 2014, 9:58 am | Family Planning

Consent is a key theme in the comprehensive sexuality education programmes that Family Planning has been teaching and advocating for over many years. Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond says the organisation welcomes the decision by the Ministry ... More >>

Positive Steps For Women

Friday, 6 June 2014, 9:33 am | Family Planning Association

The release of a women’s policy, including a comprehensive sexual and reproductive health policy, provides a platform to discuss these issues more widely during the election campaign. The Green Party has today released its Women’s Policy. Family ... More >>

Appointments simpler with new contact centre

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 11:02 am | Family Planning

Family Planning has today launched stage one of a three stage plan to make its services easier to access – and clients can expect more new developments in 2014. More >>

Family Planning wants recommendations implemented

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 9:57 am | Family Planning

Family Planning says young New Zealanders deserve to have the recommendations of a Parliamentary Select Committee report implemented in full – and the organisation is putting its weight behind the Committee’s call for a cross-sectoral action plan ... More >>

Call for improvement in sexual health statistics

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 10:37 am | Family Planning

Call for improvement in sexual health statistics There’s much room for improvement in New Zealand’s sexual and reproductive health statistics, Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond says. Speaking to delegates at the opening of Family Planning ... More >>

Kiribati Youth Back Pacific Sexual Health Report

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 3:28 pm | Family Planning

Yesterday New Zealand MPs Jan Logie and Asenati Lole-Taylor were joined by Kiribati Parliamentarians, key officials, civil society representatives and around 100 young people from five different youth groups at National Parliament in South Tarawa to ... More >>

IDAHO a perfect time to deliver new resource

Friday, 17 May 2013, 10:10 am | Family Planning

Family Planning has just released a new resource for young women thinking about their sexual identity. More >>

MPs Tackle Adolescent Sexual Health in Solomon Islands

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 8:59 am | Family Planning

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 ... More >>

UK government acknowledges New Zealander in New Year Honour

Tuesday, 3 January 2012, 1:28 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning has welcomed the British New Year’s Honour given to its former executive director saying it’s a significant acknowledgement of her work – in particular her work on behalf of women, young people, health and human rights. More >>

 

 

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