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14 Jul 2017 description

The Health Minister Saira Afzal Tarrar, DFID Deputy Head Judith Herbertson and Country representative UNFPA Hassan Mohtashami attended the event in Marriot Hotel Islamabad.

The London Family Planning Summit was co-hosted today by Priti Patel, the Secretary of State for International Development, Melinda Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Natalia Kanem, UN Population Fund. The Summit focused on practical measures to reduce costs and increase availability for the millions of women who want contraception, but can’t afford or get hold of it.

13 Jul 2017 description

Lifesaving aid to help the people of Mosul rebuild their homes, their city and their lives.

Britain is sending lifesaving aid to help the people of Mosul rebuild their homes, their city and their lives, International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced today.

11 Jul 2017 description

The UK Department for International Development announced £90 million of support for family planning in Ethiopia.

The UK, through its Department for International Development today announced its new Family Planning by Choice programme, which will provide £90 million of support for voluntary family planning in Ethiopia over the next four years.

The programme will work with the Federal Ministry of Health to give millions of women access to modern, voluntary family planning services across the country.

The programme aims to:

11 Jul 2017 description

Iffat Idris
GSDRC, University of Birmingham
5 June 2017

1. Overview

All parties involved in the Syrian conflict have carried out extensive violations of international humanitarian law and human rights. In particular, all parties are guilty of targeting civilians. Rape and sexual violence have been widely used as a weapon of war, notably by the government, ISIL and extremist groups.

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