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MPs Group to address sexual and reproductive health

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:24 pm | NZPPD

Earlier this month, the New Zealand Government passed innovative legislation allowing victims of domestic violence to take paid leave from their job. This thoughtful, new approach is in response to New Zealand having some of the world’s highest rates ... More >>

Cross-party call to make family planning a priority

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:25 pm | NZPPD

Cross-party call to make family planning a national development priority Wellington, Tuesday 11 July 2017: This World Population Day the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) renews its call to Pacific governments ... More >>

Sexual and reproductive health in the Pacific

Friday, 11 July 2014, 1:29 pm | NZPPD

Today on World Population Day, the New Zealand Parliamentarians Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) calls on governments in the Pacific to urgently invest in sexual and reproductive health, particularly family planning, to improve the choices ... More >>

Improving the sexual health of Pacific adolescents

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 9:18 am | NZPPD

The New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) today announced its recommendations to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Pacific, calling for stronger collaboration between Pacific parliamentarians ... More >>

Pacific Parliamentarians on youth sexual and health

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 4:46 pm | NZPPD

A large group of Pacific parliamentarians will meet at the New Zealand parliament on Monday for an Open Hearing on ‘Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Pacific.” The Open Hearing is hosted by the NZ Parliamentarians Group ... More >>

New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group Meets United Nations

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 8:54 am | NZPPD

The New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) met with United Nations’ leaders Helen Clark and Michel Sidibe while they were in Wellington on a whirlwind tour of duty. Twenty six MPs gathered over lunch for a fruitful discussion ... More >>

Eradicate poverty through voluntary family planning

Monday, 17 October 2011, 2:22 pm | NZPPD

Monday 17th October is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) calls for increased support for family planning programmes. Investing in sexual and reproductive health ... More >>

Ongoing leadership needed for Pacific Island commitments

Tuesday, 13 September 2011, 10:27 am | NZPPD

The New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) commends Pacific Leaders on another successful Pacific Island Forum. In the Forum Communiqué leaders made many important commitments which require ongoing action in the region. More >>

Family planning helps achieve environmental sustainability

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 12:27 pm | NZPPD

This World Environment Day, the New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) highlights the relationship between family planning and environmental sustainability. More >>

Calls for further investment in family planning in Pacific

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 3:44 pm | NZPPD

The theme of this year’s UN International Day of Families, “Confronting family poverty and social exclusion” highlights the importance of family planning programmes for the reduction of poverty in the Pacific according to the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ ... More >>

Only one woman elected in the Cook Islands

Saturday, 20 November 2010, 11:04 am | NZPPD

Wellington, 19 November 2010: The New Zealand Parliamentarians' group on Population and Development (NZPPD) is disappointed to hear the news that only one out of the nine women running in the Cook Islands elections this week won a seat in Parliament. More >>

Parliamentarians’ group on PNG

Friday, 12 November 2010, 2:58 pm | NZPPD

NZ cross-party parliamentarians’ group supportive of reserved seats for women in Papua New Guinea ’s parliament Wellington , 12. November 2010 : The New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) welcomes the news ... More >>

Lack Of Women Elected In Solomons Disappointing

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 4:29 pm | NZPPD

The Chair of the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ group on Population and Development, Dr. Jackie Blue MP, is disappointed to hear the news that no women were elected to parliament in the Solomon Islands elections on 4th August. More >>

Maternal Health in the Pacific

Sunday, 10 May 2009, 2:48 pm | NZPPD

Wellington, 10th May 2009: On Mother's Day, the New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) announced it will be holding an 'Open Hearing on Maternal Health in the Pacific' on 21st September 2009 at the New Zealand Parliament. More >>

 

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