23rd March: Members of the APPG participate in Parliamentary debate on Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill. You can find the debate here.
20th March: Members of the APPG participate in Parliamentary oral questions on the home use of misoprostol. You can find the debate here.
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 participate in Parliamentary debates on IWD here and here.
7th March 2018: The APPG launch hearing report ‘Who Decides? We Trust Women: Abortion in the developing world and the UK’
28th February 2018: Baroness Jenny Tonge and Gareth Thomas MP at IPPF’s ‘SheDecides’ event in Parliament
6th February: Baroness Jenny Tonge at 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-hosts talk on maternal health and FGM in Sudan.
26th January: Members of the APPG participate in Parliamentary debate on Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill. You can find the debate here.
15th January: Baroness Jenny Tonge at drinks reception hosted by Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development.
20th - 29th November: The APPG hosts Parliamentary hearings on abortion in the developing world and the UK
24th November: Baroness Jenny Tonge gives the welcoming speech at the BPAS dinner on the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act 1967
6th - 11th November: The APPG goes on a study tour to Ethiopia to look at family planning and sexual and reproductive health services.
2nd - 3rd November: Baroness Jenny Tonge at the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health annual conference
24th- 25th October: Baroness Jenny Tonge at BPAS conference at the Royal College of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians to mark 50 years of the Abortion Act 1967
17th October: Members attend UNFPA’s State of The World Population 2017 report launch in London
12th October: The APPG welcomes Ealing Council’s decision to ban anti-abortion protesters outside its Marie Stopes clinic. The press release can be found here
5th October: Members attend BPAS’ event marking 50 years of the UK Abortion Act
26th - 28th September: The APPG secretariat at EuroNGOs’ annual conference in Brussels
14th September: The APPG responds to the selection of the members to the Parliament’s International Development Select Committee. The press release can be found here
28th - 29th August: Baroness Jenny Tonge attends the EPF ICPD Strategic Discussion with Parliamentarians and UNFPA in Geneva
1st August: The APPG announces short written submissions from interested organisations and individuals on abortion in the developing world and the UK. The press release can be found here
11th July: Members attend the London Family Planning Summit hosted by DFID, The Gates Foundation and UNFPA
11th July: The APPG , alongside IPPF and UNFPA, host World Population Day reception in the House of Lords. Baroness Jenny Tonge gave the keynote speech
10th July: Several events take place prior to World Population Day, including a Margaret Pyke and PSN population event, and the Family Planning Summit evening reception hosted by DFID, the Gates Foundation and UNFPA
6th July: The APPG hosts press luncheon for the press and women’s magazines in the run up to World Population Day.
30th June: Baroness Jenny Tonge attends conference at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on India