• What's New? September 2017

    • September 01, 2017
    • Newsletter
    • European voice
    • Family planning
    • Funding
    • Gender equality
    • Global agenda
    • Southern champions
    • Youth

    Countdown 2030 Europe partners held governments to account at the High Level Political Forum in September this year, Sophie, a youth ambassador from Plan Uganda wrote about barriers to contraceptive access for young people, and last but not least our Brussels-based partners successfully proposed amendments to the EU Annual Budget...

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  • Countdown 2030 Europe: "Special Family Planning Summit Newsletter"

    • August 03, 2017
    • Newsletter
    • Family planning
    • Gender equality
    • Global agenda
    • Humanitarian aid
    • Policies

    Countdown 2030 Europe participated at the Family Planning Summit in London on 11 July, 2017, which created a renewed energy around family planning, building on the efforts of the vibrant sexual and reproductive health community. An estimated $5 billion was pledged to increase access to sexual and reproductive health services,...

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  • Solutions to Power Sustainable Development: Harnessing The Demographic Dividend

    • June 02, 2017
    • Factsheets
    • Family planning
    • Gender equality
    • Global agenda

    Many of the world's least developed countries struggle with high fertility rates and low development.  The current demographic boom means we have the largest generation of young people in history. This contributes to an economic surge in countries where there are increasing numbers of young people in employment, coupled with low...

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  • Why we need to be serious about sexual and reproductive health and rights

    • April 15, 2016
    • Factsheets
    • Family planning
    • Gender equality
    • Global agenda

    Universal and comprehensive access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is needed to save lives, realise human rights, achieve gender equality and achieve sustainable development. The world remains far from achieving SRHR for all, and the continued neglect of SRHR only exacerbates an already dramatic reality. Read the...

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  • Goals for Girls Post-2015: Win, lose or draw?

    • November 02, 2015
    • Videos
    • Gender equality
    • Global agenda

    The European Week of Action for Girls is an annual week-long event which aims to ensure that girls’ empowerment is promoted and their rights are protected and fulfilled in the EU’s external action, through adequate policies, funding and programs. The 2015 Week of Action featured a series of activities which...

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