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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 >>

The World Population at 7 Billion

Monday, 31 October 2011, 11:26 am | Family Planning

The New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) marked the world's population reaching 7 billion with an event at parliament highlighting the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). More >>

Family Planning comment on sexuality education

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 10:51 am | Family Planning

Family Planning says international evidence proves that good quality, comprehensive sexuality education delays the onset of sexual activity, reduces the number of partners, the frequency of intercourse and increases condom and contraceptive use. More >>

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health needs

Friday, 12 August 2011, 8:56 am | Family Planning

International Youth Day provides opportunity to discuss adolescent sexual and reproductive health needs in the Pacific More >>

Jackie Blue part of Solomon Islands study tour

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 1:49 pm | Family Planning

Dr. Jackie Blue, National MP and Chair of the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) arrived in Honiara , Solomon Islands today as part of a study tour organised by Family Planning International. More >>

Family Planning has reopened its Christchurch Clinic

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 1:10 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning has reopened its Christchurch Clinic at 9 Washington Way in the central city. More >>

Sexual and Reproductive Health on agenda

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 2:51 pm | Family Planning

Four of the most high-profile experts in global sexual and reproductive health are speaking at the Family Planning Conference being held in Wellington this week. More >>

New programme focuses on young men

Monday, 23 August 2010, 4:43 pm | Family Planning

Men who hold traditional views about gender roles and the “place” of women are more likely to be violent international research shows. And, it’s these traditional views that are being challenged by a new programme from Family Planning which focuses ... More >>



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