Teenage pregnancy statistics for 2014 published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the under 18 conception rate is the... Read more
FPA has responded to the Government's Spending Review, in which the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that there will be an average annual cut of 3.9% to local authorities' public health budgets, including sexual and reproductive health, over the next five years.
This follows the £... Read more
Figures released by Public Health England today show the total number of new cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England decreased by 0.3% in 2014, with 439,243 diagnoses... Read more
FPA has responded to the release of the sexually transmitted infection (STI) statistics for 2013.
While there has been a slight... Read more
Figures released by the Government today show the lowest rate of abortion in England and Wales for 16 years.
Sexual health charity FPA's acting Chief Executive, Dr Audrey Simpson OBE, said:
"Hopefully this continued decrease in the abortion rate is a result of messaging about... Read more
7.4 million women aged between 15 and 44 in England live in an area where the local authority currently has no strategy to reduce unplanned pregnancy.
That is one of the key findings of a... Read more
Results from Northern Ireland’s annual Health Survey have reiterated the need for quality sex and relationships education and access to a full range of contraceptive methods.
A total of 1,758 people aged 16 to 55 answered questions on sexual health which included testing their knowledge... Read more
Sexual health charity FPA has welcomed a continued drop in the number of teenage pregnancies in England and Wales.
Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show the number of pregnancies among women under 18 during the third quarter of 2012 was 6,529.
This was a 12.5... Read more
Responding to the publication of the abortion statistics 2012 released today (11 July 2013) the CEOs of Brook (Simon Blake OBE) and FPA (Dr Audrey Simpson OBE) said:
“Every woman should have the right to choose an abortion and all women, whatever their age, should... Read more