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Research confirms importance of information and education

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:29 am | Family Planning

Family Planning says new research on the age at which New Zealand girls have their first period confirms how important information and education is for young people - before they enter puberty. More >>

Statement from Family Planning

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 12:05 pm | Family Planning

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Family Planning says law reform is good news/bad news

Monday, 5 August 2019, 11:31 am | Family Planning

The proposed new abortion framework released today by the government is a good news/bad news story, Family Planning says. More >>

Values moved from the 70s - laws should too

Friday, 21 June 2019, 8:45 am | Family Planning

Family Planning welcomes new research from the University of Auckland which shows that New Zealanders are supportive of the right to legal abortion. More >>

Common sense and fact must underpin debate

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:41 am | Family Planning

Family Planning says New Zealanders deserve a common sense, rational and medically informed conversation about abortion law reform. More >>

Young people are the world's greatest untapped resource

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 12:28 pm | Family PLanning Association

Recently I was talking with a group of people about the growing issue of internet harassment, and in particular, gender based online abuse. We talked about how online violence directed at women is a symptom of deep-seated gender inequality, and just ... More >>

Working together to deliver quality education

Monday, 15 April 2019, 4:43 pm | Family Planning NZ

Parents, teachers and boards of trustees must work together to ensure delivery of quality relationship and sexuality education (RSE). More >>

Your Galentine's Day top five from Family Planning

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 1:53 pm | Family Planning

Valentine’s Day is a bit of a Hallmark card holiday - you can easily skip it, and in fact many do! If you’re more about celebrating Galentine’s Day we’re with you - we’re big fans at Family Planning. Here’s our list of how you can love ... More >>

UN recommends abortion be decriminalised

Friday, 25 January 2019, 1:14 pm | Family Planning

The United Nations Human Rights Council has added its voice to the growing groundswell of support for New Zealand removing abortion from the Crimes Act and adopting the Law Commission’s proposed model A . More >>

Porn and teens report should serve as a wake-up call

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:12 pm | Family Planning

The Office of Film and Literature Classification’s (OFLC) survey of more than 2000 young people about pornography highlights that sexuality education provides an opportunity for a vital counter-narrative to porn that could reach most young New Zealanders. ... More >>

Family Planning welcomes the Law Commission’s report

Friday, 26 October 2018, 11:08 am | Family Planning

Family Planning welcomes the Law Commission’s report released today which presents three alternative legal models for treating abortion as a health issue. More >>

Reproductive coercion report shows tragic reality of abuse

Monday, 15 October 2018, 8:54 am | Family Planning

Women’s Refuge has published New Zealand’s first ever report on reproductive coercion and Family Planning says the courage of the women who responded to the study needs to be met with an equally courageous response from agencies working in the ... More >>

Family Planning welcomes resolution on sexual health

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 12:46 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning New Zealand is thrilled with a landmark resolution which recognises the need for comprehensive sexuality education, and accessible sexual healthcare and services, including safe abortion. More >>

World Contraception Day Highlights Inequities

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:00 pm | Family Planning

Today the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) celebrates World Contraception Day. This day serves to increase awareness of contraceptive methods and highlight the benefits of family planning. More >>

No equality without sexual and reproductive health

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:42 am | Family Planning NZ

As New Zealand celebrates the milestone of 125 years of Women’s Suffrage, Family Planning says sexual and reproductive health and rights must be at the centre of discussions about gender equality. More >>

Family Planning calls for action

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 12:53 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning hopes a new report on relationship and sexuality education will finally be enough to spur on action. More >>

Family Planning concerned by Mates and Dates programme

Friday, 3 August 2018, 1:51 pm | Family Planning NZ

Family Planning Chief Executive Jackie Edmond says ACCs decision, without consultation, to fund an isolated, stand-alone relationships and consent programme is disappointing. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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