Family Planning

Universal access to contraception must be a top priority

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has given its full support to the UN Population Fund’s (UNFPA’s) World Contraception Day (26 September) and calls on all governments to provide affordable modern contraception to everyone who needs it. According to UNFPA, where contraception is readily available, ‘maternal death and disability, newborn/child mortality and morbidity, unintended pregnancies … and …

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On this World Population Day, we must reassert women’s right to choose

As the 2022 World Population Day approaches (July 11), Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) calls on the Australian government to reassert a woman’s right to choose and to reject the US Supreme Court’s decision in reversing Roe v. Wade.   On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court officially reversed Roe v. Wade, declaring that the constitutional right …

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SPA welcomes world vasectomy week but seeks focus on other contraceptive methods as well

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) welcomes World Vasectomy Week (November 13- 20) and notes that when a man has a vasectomy it is “an act of love” towards his wife or partner. SPA national president Ms Jenny Goldie says that for too long women bore the primary responsibility for family planning. “Vasectomies allowed men to share …

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World Food Day: Little hope of eradicating hunger while global population increases

  Speaking on the eve of World Food Day (October 16), Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) President Jenny Goldie says there is little hope of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG2) – Zero Hunger – by 2030 if global population continues its inexorable rise. According to the World Food Programme, up to 811 million people have …

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