FPA news

October 4th, 2016

An innovative project to improve access to services, information and advice around sexual health, sex and relationships for people with learning disabilities (PWLD) has launched in Hackney.

The initiative is being run by the sexual health charity FPA over the next year, and anybody in... Read more

Disability, 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
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
October 9th, 2014

Sexual health and relationships for people with learning disabilities conference

Sex, sexuality, relationships and friendships; these are all central to the human experience, yet many people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland face barriers to getting the... Read more

Disability, Relationships
August 4th, 2008

Today, FPA launches It’s My Right! – a groundbreaking campaign for Sexual Health Week [1], about the rights of people with learning disabilities to have sex and relationships. As part of the week FPA is releasing the results of surveys of people... Read more

Disability