FPA news

September 22nd, 2017

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has today joined the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of Midwives in announcing their support for the decriminalisation of... Read more

September 16th, 2017

For FPA's national Sexual Health Week, we're supporting parents, teachers and health professionals to have more open conversations about sex and porn. 

Sam Evans told us why... Read more

September 13th, 2017

For FPA’s national Sexual Health Week, parents are calling on schools to teach the subjects their children need in order to develop healthy relationships and stay safe online.

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September 11th, 2017

For sexual health charity FPA’s national Sexual Health Week (11-17 September), parents are calling on schools to teach the subjects that their children need to know in order to develop healthy relationships and stay safe online.

In a survey carried out by FPA:

Sexual health, SRE, Statistics
August 22nd, 2017

FPA has welcomed a further year-on-year drop in teenage pregnancy rates in England and Wales, but is concerned that this cannot be sustained in the face of a ‘perfect storm’ of factors reversing advances in sexual and reproductive healthcare.

The... Read more

July 28th, 2017

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have launched a new report, endorsed by the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health, which shines a light on the ‘perfect storm of factors [that] is reversing previous positive advances made in promoting sexual and reproductive health.’

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Sexual health, Spending
July 18th, 2017

The Digital Economy Minister, Matt Hancock MP, yesterday formally started the countdown to the introduction of age-verification processes for online pornography in the UK by April 2018. This aims to... Read more

July 7th, 2017

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) has today released data... Read more

Abortion, Contraception
July 4th, 2017

FPA has welcomed the further drop in teenage pregnancy rates in Scotland but called for investment in sexual and reproductive health services and warned that there is more work to be done to tackle regional variations in the rate.

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Teenage pregnancy, Statistics
June 29th, 2017

In a landmark decision for women’s rights, the government has announced that it will be taking a significant step to correct a historic injustice by agreeing to fund abortion services for women travelling from Northern Ireland.

Ahead of an amendment tabled by Labour MP Stella Creasy that... Read more