• Family Planning 2020 and the European Commission Support for Women and Girls

    • June 01, 2016
    • Factsheets
    • European voice
    • Family planning
    • Quality of aid

    In 2012, several representatives from governments, donors and civil society, among many others, came together at the London Summit on Family Planning to support the right of women and girls to decide, freely and for themselves, whether, when and how many children they have. The Countdown 2030 Europe factsheet takes...

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  • European Donors for Family Planning

    • May 15, 2016
    • Factsheets
    • Family planning
    • Global agenda
    • European voice

    Countdown 2015 Europe’s factsheet for reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) community highlights European donor country support for RH/FP in 2015. In 2015, European countries continued to firmly support RH/FP through their policy commitments in international cooperation. Globally this contributed to RH/FP featuring prominently within the Sustainable Development Goals. In...

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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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  • “CONNECTING THE DOTS” Accountability in the new SDG Era: Opportunities and Challenges

    • January 28, 2016
    • Factsheets
    • Global agenda

    Countdown 2015 Europe’s latest factsheet for FP/RH community stresses the importance of working jointly on accountability at different levels to increase impact. It highlights the key elements of accountability and explores strengths and weaknesses of accountability at different levels, using examples of Countdown 2015 Europe Consortium work in Europe. Read...

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  • EU development funding – ensuring EU support for FP and RH

    • March 10, 2015
    • Factsheets
    • Funding

    Countdown 2030 Europe’s factsheet for EU stakeholders aims to raise awareness of the need for the EU to continue supporting family planning and reproductive health, and the mechanisms for doing so. It highlights why the EU has a unique and important role in supporting FP/RH, gives an overview of EU...

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