All-Party Parliamentary Group on

Population, Development and Reproductive Health

March 2018

19th March: Baroness Jenny Tonge and Virendra Sharma MP at a parliamentary meeting on reproductive health supplies by the European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development in Brussels.

12th - 16th March: Baroness Hodgson and Pauline Latham MP at UN CSW in New York

8th March: Members of the APPG spoke in both chambers in Parliament on IWD. You can find the debates and speeches here and here.

7th March 2018: The APPG launched its hearing report ‘Who Decides? We Trust Women: Abortion in the developing world and the UK’

2nd March: The APPG’s Policy and Parliamentary Advisor attended the RCOG IWD event on SRHR in conflict settings.

February 2018

28th February 2018: Baroness Jenny Tonge and Gareth Thomas MP spoke at IPPF’s ‘SheDecides’ event in Parliament

6th February: Baroness Jenny Tonge co-chaired a joint event with the APPGs working on Health on a dialogue with MSc Students.

5th February: The APPG on PDRH and APPG for Sudan co-hosted a talk on maternal health and FGM in Sudan.

January 2018

26th January: Members spoke in the House of Lords debate on Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill. You can find the debate here.

15th January: Baroness Jenny Tonge attended a drinks reception hosted by Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development.


Members of the APPG on PDRH attend briefing meetings, conferences, study tours and host hearings.

Recent events hosted/attended by the group

Upcoming events

Earlier events are listed here.

 April 2018

9th - 13th April: Baroness Jenny Tonge study tour to Sudan with the APPG for Sudan to look at the state of women’s health.

16th – 20th April: The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place in London, with side events on women’s health and children.

27th April: John Mann MP will be attending at the European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development in Brussels.  

November 2018

12th – 15th November: The 5th International Conference on Family Planning 2018 will take place in Kigali, Rwanda

APPG on Population, Development and Reproductive Health

Secretariat address:

Room LG05, Fielden House, House of Lords, London SW1P 3SH