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’.
Welcome to Dr Marian Davis, our Youth-Friendly Services Managerhttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IMG_1616-950.jpg
We’re pleased to announce that Dr Marian Davis has joined the team of Network coordinator, the Margaret Pyke Trust. Marian will be focusing on improving health services, including sexual and reproductive health services, for young people in south-west Uganda.
Family Planning: A Win-Win for Women and Climate Changehttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/17064747998_a5fc1a1b43_b-950.jpg
Climate change is one of the key investment areas that has been identified by Women Deliver’s Deliver for Good Campaign. Deliver for Good is a global campaign that applies a gender lens to the Sustainable Development Goals and promotes 12 critical investments in girls and women to power progress for all. For the second year running, The Margaret Pyke Trust has provided the feature article on this theme marking the opening of the annual global climate change conference, COP 23, beginning today in Bonn, Germany.
Family planning training commences in rural Limpopo, South Africahttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/DSC_0389-950.jpg
Population & Sustainability Network member, the Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP), has this week commenced community based training on family planning and other issues in the rural community of Tshilwavhusiku, in Limpopo Province, South Africa. The community dialogues have been prepared by TVEP and Population & Sustainability Network coordinator, the Margaret Pyke Trust.
Moving Population, Health & Environment forward in East Africahttp://populationandsustainability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PACE-PHE-Symposium-photo-Sept-2017-Entebbe-Uganda-e1507636935294.jpg
For two days in September 2017, Population, Health and Environment (PHE) project implementers, policy makers, and donors gathered in Entebbe Uganda, at the Population, Health & Environment Symposium, hosted by the Lake Victoria Basin Commission and supported by the K4Health project and PACE. Eight of the 21 members of the Population & Sustainability Network were represented at the Symposium, including Network coordinator, the Margaret Pyke Trust, whose Chief Executive spoke about the Trust’s PHE advocacy.
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...