European Parliament report links Family Planning and climatehttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/8693-4-950.jpg
On 16 January 2018, the plenary of the European Parliament (EP) voted on the report of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) titled “Women, gender equality and climate justice”. The Committee on Development (DEVE) of the EU Parliament had previously adopted the Opinion in November 2017 and we are very pleased to announce that the report adopted retained the language on the importance of gender-responsive approaches such as Population, Health and Environment Programmes, as proposed by the Margaret Pyke Trust and PSN member, DSW.
Cheetah Conservation Fund joins the Population & Sustainability Networkhttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Horizontal-Cheetah_Eli-Walker_CCF-950.jpg
The Cheetah Conservation Fund has become the latest conservation NGO to join the Population & Sustainability Network. The Cheetah Conservation Fund and Network coordinator, the Margaret Pyke Trust, have marked the occasion by publishing “The importance of human reproductive health and rights for cheetah conservation”. This is perhaps the first time a paper making the connections between human reproductive health and rights and the conservation of a specific species has been published.
The Margaret Pyke Trust, with the Population & Sustainability Network joins the Planetary Health Alliancehttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Planetary-Health-3-950.jpg
The Margaret Pyke Trust, with the Population & Sustainability Network is pleased to announce its membership of the Planetary Health Alliance.
Reproductive health and rights, and their role in conservation programmeshttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ResurgenceEcologistLogoCol-1-950.jpg
In December 2017 the Margaret Pyke Trust’s event “A win-win for human and environmental health: How conservation programmes can be strengthened by meeting family planning needs” featured in the magazine Resurgence & Ecologist. David Johnson and Carina Hirsch of the Trust wrote about the event itself, and the work of Population & Sustainability Network members in the field.
Official Project Launch: Nndwakhulu - the big fight is on!http://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Group-picture-950.jpg
On 11 December 2017, in Tshilwavhusiku, Limpopo Province, South Africa, a celebration was held, marking the official launch of Nndwakhulu. “Nndwakhulu” is the TshiVenda phrase for “the big fight is on!” The people of Tshilwavhusiku’s fight is to combat sexual, reproductive and gender human rights violations.
European Parliament links family planning and climate justicehttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/7832-1-950.jpg
On November 21, the Committee on Development (DEVE) of the European Parliament adopted an opinion on ‘women, gender equality and climate justice’.
WHO WE ARE
The Population & Sustainability Network, a global alliance, promotes sexual and reproductive health and rights as a critical element of sustainable development. The Network was launched as a Partnership for Sustainable Development under the UN Commission for Sustainable Development in 2004. The Network is administered and coordinated by the staff of the Margaret Pyke Trust, from their London offices. Read more...