Our work covers a wide range of sexual health issues including teenage pregnancy, sex and disability, sexual wellbeing, and pornography.
Our policy statements explain FPA views on sexual health.
Sexual health issues news and activity
Female genital mutilation (FGM): response to consulation, January 2015
FPA and Brook have produced a joint response to the government's consultation on introducing mandatory reporting for female genital mutilation (FGM).
New female genital mutilation (FGM) policy statement, November 2014
FPA has produced a new policy statement setting out our views on FGM. You can find it in the Our views on sexual health section.
Unplanned pregnancy inquiry report, December 2012
The cross-party inquiry into unplanned pregnancy has released a report calling for a national strategy to address unplanned pregnancy. Key recommendations include:
- the introduction of statutory, comprehensive sex and relationships education (SRE), with a focus on relationships, informed choice and self-esteem
- the need to address inconsistent contraception access, particularly for older women.
The report included a recommendation for a kite mark system to assess and approve external agencies providing SRE in schools.
Read the full report, The Morning After: A Cross Party Inquiry into Unplanned Pregnancy.
Cross-party unwanted pregnancy inquiry launched, September 2012
Amber Rudd MP is leading a cross-party inquiry into unwanted pregnancy in the UK. As the UK’s leading sexual health charity, FPA was invited to give evidence to the Inquiry.
Public Health White Paper Consultation, April 2011
We developed some shared messages with other sexual health organisations in response to the Public Health White Paper Consultation.
Teenage pregnancy, parliamentary question, January 2011
The UK Parliament website has the Minister's answer to a parliamentary question on teenage pregnancy.
Teenage pregnancy strategy ends, May 2010
The Teenage Pregnancy Strategy came to an end in 2010. We responded to the consultation on the end of the strategy.