FPA news

October 25th, 2016

A new report, 'Going beyond biology: Why we need comprehensive sex and relationships education (SRE)', will be launched in Parliament this evening.

The report sets out why young people want high quality SRE and why statutory status is the best way to ensure that it is available for... Read more

June 14th, 2016

Have you created an innovative sex and relationships programme? Has your education resource had an impact on young people’s knowledge of sexual health? Would you like your work to be celebrated by industry experts?

Sexual health charity FPA is looking for the 2016 winner of the... Read more

SRE, Sexual Health Awards
May 17th, 2016

Know It, Own ItToday the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) launches its campaign Know It,... Read more

February 10th, 2016

FPA is disappointed by the Government’s decision today not to act on the Education Select Committee’s recommendation to make personal social health and economic (PSHE) education a statutory subject.... Read more

November 11th, 2015

The results of the Health Survey Northern Ireland 2014/15, published by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, highlight the importance of young people being able to make informed choices.... Read more

SRE, Sexual health
September 14th, 2015

FPA has launched its annual awareness campaign Sexual Health Week, which will run until Sunday (20 September).

The theme for the 2015 campaign is sexual pleasure and wellbeing, an area of sexual health that is often overlooked and in which many health professionals do not have specific... Read more

Sexual health, Relationships, Disability, SRE
July 29th, 2015

Dr Audrey Simpson joined FPA as Northern Ireland Director in 1988.

Audrey SimpsonPrior to that she carried out postgraduate... Read more

Abortion, Sexual health, Contraception, Disability, Relationships, Pregnancy, SRE
July 16th, 2015

The Government’s full response to the Education Select Committee’s report Life Lessons has been delayed until ‘later this year’.

In a... Read more

July 13th, 2015

A lack of accountability in sexual and reproductive health and HIV care in England is directly impacting patients and must be addressed urgently.

That is the finding of an inquiry by an All Party Parliamentary Group into the standards of sexual health services since responsibility for... Read more

Sexual health, SRE
June 5th, 2015

Sexual health charity FPA, celebrating its 85th birthday this year, has launched an online shop selling sex toys in a bid to break the taboo around sexual enjoyment.

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Contraception, Sexual health, Relationships, Disability, SRE