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31 October 2018

UN Human Rights Committee affirmed that access to abortion and prevention of maternal mortality are Human Rights

On 30 October, the UN Human Rights Committee has adopted its General Comment on the Right to Life. It affirms that abortion is a human right and preventable maternal deaths violate the right to life which begins at birth.

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25 October 2018

2018 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Activists campaigning against the use of rape as a weapon of war

Gynaecologist Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad are jointly awarded “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict” as stated by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

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22 October 2018

UNFPA 2018 State of World Population Report

The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want. When people lack choice, it can have a long-term impact on fertility rates, often making...

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11 September 2018

Registration open for 2019 UN Commission on the Status of Women

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019 with the priority theme “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable...

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11 September 2018

28 examples of progress & successes for abortion rights in 2018

This year marks the 29th time our movement has celebrated 28 September as an international day for safe abortion. It has been a busy year for abortion rights campaigning, and a good one in many countries. Much of the mainstream media reported on the...

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11 September 2018

Stop regression on sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls, UN experts urge

Rollback and regression on respect for international human rights norms threatens the sexual and reproductive health rights of women, including women with disabilities, UN human rights experts warned on September 5. In a joint statement, the United...

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Focus on Europe

21 October 2018

EU’s Multi-stakeholder Platform on SDGs presents inputs to the Commission Reflection Paper “Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030”

On 11 October, the Commission's high level multi-stakeholder platform on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) met for the second time and adopted common proposals from civil society, public and private to move towards a Sustainable Europe by...

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11 September 2018

New Interactive Eurostat report on the SDGs

On September 18th, Eurostat released a new digital publication about the Sustainable Development Goals titled “SDGs & me”.

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EuroNGOs Updates

31 October 2018

2018 EuroNGOs Conference – Full Programme is available online

The programme includes 14 sessions (plenary & workshops) across two days, the Youth-Led Pre-Conference hosted by our member organisation YouAct, the reception hosted by Gent Municipality and more!

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11 September 2018

Less than One Month to go until the EuroNGOs Annual Conference and AGM!

As we arrive closer to the Annual Conference and AGM, and have less than a month to go, we have some very exciting new updates to share with you…

 

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Members' news

28 November 2018

Väestöliitto: collaboration with sustainable marketplace Weecos to support SRHR

The Family Federation of Finland (Väestöliitto) and sustainable marketplace Weecos have started a collaboration to support sexual rights. We are exploring a new way of CSO and private sector partnership; shared values and a passion to make an impact...

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12 November 2018

OEGF: Teaching book for sexual and reproductive education

“SEX, WAS? Lehr-, Lern- und Methodenhandbuch zur sexuellen und reproduktiven Bildung” by the Austrian Family Planning Association (OEGF) is now available in German. It addresses educators who work with young people between ages 13 and 18. As...

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21 October 2018

Countdown 2030 Europe: Advancing SRHR and family planning bilaterally: a collection of European donor country' good practices

 

Trends in bilateral, government-to-government, funding for development aid and sexual and reproductive health have been shifting over the past few years. Several European countries prioritize funding multilateral organizations and initiatives or...

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10 October 2018

Rutgers joins CSOs at UNECE Regional Meeting on ICPD+25

On October 1st and 2nd, the UNECE Regional Conference on ICDP+25, titled “Enabling Choices: Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development”, took place in Geneva. Rutgers took part in several ways. Ody Neisingh, advocate at Rutgers, was part of the...

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11 September 2018

Equipop: Getting ready for the next G7 in France!

In France, the government will host the next G7 summit in 2019 and Equipop is getting ready to ensure that gender equality and SRHR are high on the agenda. In the past few months, the French government has taken several commitments in favor of gender...

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11 September 2018

Sex og politikk: Access to safe abortion – rights, values and justice, Oslo 28th of September

On the International Safe Abortion Day, September 28th, Sex og Politikk co-hosted a conference together with Norad, Seksualpolitisk Nettverk for Ungdom (SNU), Norwegian Women’s Public Health Association, Kilden Gender Research, Amathea and Oslo...

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11 September 2018

YOU ACT: Launch of ‘Limited Access: Europe’s Contraception Deficit’

To celebrate World Contraception Day (26th September), MEP Biljana Borzan and MEP Maria Gabriela Zoana co-hosted the European Parliament launch of ‘Limited Access: Europe’s Contraception Deficit’, a White Paper on Access to Contraception in Europe....

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11 September 2018

YOU ACT: Advocating for Good Health and well-being, Quality Education, and Gender Equality-Sophie Beria, and Anuki Mosiashvili, YouAct Steering Committee Members

On the last week of September, DSW (The German Foundation for World Population), Dance4Life, and CHOICE for youth and sexuality hosted a youth meet up with the members of the European Parliament, policy advisors, and assistants from the political...

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