About: Reproductive Health

Freedom of thought 06-11-2017

As populations age, time to talk about fertility

EU countries should take concrete actions to ensure that fertility treatments are reimbursed and made available irrespective of the income or place of residence of patients, writes Norica Nicolai.

Socialists and Democrats reject Polish ‘morning-after pill’ restrictions

MEPs from the Socialist & Democrats are pushing back against the latest attempts by the right-wing government in Warsaw to clamp down on access to contraception, calling it an “attack on women".

Development Policy 07-08-2015

Women caught up in conflict failed by underfunding of sexual healthcare

Funding for reproductive healthcare during humanitarian emergencies has increased over the past decade but is still woefully short of the level required to meet growing needs and save lives, according to a recent evaluation of services.

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Development Policy 17-04-2014

UK warns MEPs against evangelical attack on EU development aid

EXCLUSIVE / The British government has warned European lawmakers that a bid by conservative Christian groups to ban EU funding for activities linked to abortion or the destruction of human embryos could obstruct life-saving operations in the developing world, in a briefing note seen by EURACTIV.

Sirpa Pietikäinen
Development Policy 16-04-2014

The EU must stand firm against ‘One of Us’

The proposal by ‘One of Us’ to ban funding for any activities that could involve the destruction of human embryos is regressive, counter-productive, and inimical to the EU’s ideals, writes Sirpa Pietikäinen