First meeting of DSW’s APPG in 2014

Frauke Wiprich Development Cooperation, HIV & AIDS, Population Dynamics, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

Sabine Weiss and Frank Heinrich  Today we had the first official meeting of our All Party Parliamentary Group on Population and Development (APPG) within the new legislative period. Former and new Members of Parliament came together for a lunch meeting at the German Bundestag in order to thank Sabine Weiss (Christian Democratic Union) for her successful engagement as speaker of …

World Contraception Day 2014 – Preparations under way!

Eoghan Walsh HIV & AIDS, Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

This week I had the pleasure of attending the first kick-off meeting in London for World Contraception Day 2014. Before I tell you about our meeting, let me first introduce you to World Contraception Day, its goals and objectives. UPDATE: Read our latest blog on the latest news about what is happening this year for World Contraception Day – click …

In my own words…

Shane O'Halloran Development Cooperation, HIV & AIDS, Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

A Youth to Youth Initiative story from Uganda Since 1995, DSW has established hundreds of youth clubs for sexual and reproductive health education and AIDS prevention training in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Through our Youth-to-Youth (Y2Y) Initiative, peer educators at these clubs teach other young people how to prevent unwanted pregnancies, HIV infections, and how they can implement positive …