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Genevieve Edwards

UK Director of Policy, Partnerships and Communications

Marie Stopes International Ltd

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Marie Stopes International Ltd

1 Conway Street Fitzroy Square

London, London W1T 6LP

United Kingdom

Company Description

About Marie Stopes International: Marie Stopes International is a not-for-profit sexual and reproductive healthcare provider, with 10 centres in the ACT, Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia. The organisation offers a range of servi ... more

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BA

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Research reveals more than half of young women who have abortions were using contraception when they fell pregnant | Research reveals more than half of young women who have abortions were using contraception when they fell pregnant Health news | Research

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Genevieve Edwards, Director of Policy at Marie Stopes UK said: "Women have three fertile decades to manage, but too many women are being let down by a lack of on-going support in choosing and using the most effective method of contraception. "If we tackled the lack of sex and relationships education in schools, invested in contraceptive training for health professionals and bridged the gap between abortion, contraception and sexual health services, we'd see the rates of unwanted pregnancies plummet. Not all methods provide the same protection. With typical use, around 9 in 100 women will become pregnant each year on the pill, while condoms have a failure rate of 18%, compared to less than 1% for long-acting methods like intrauterine contraceptives and implants[ii]. Genevieve added: "We have got to get better at talking about contraception and abortion.

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Genevieve added: "We are particularly concerned about low awareness of emergency contraception.


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Genevieve Edwards, director of policy at Marie Stopes UK, said teenage pregnancies were at their lowest level since 1969, when records began.

She welcomed the associated fall in conception rates among under 18-year-olds.
She said: "It's important that any young woman who falls pregnant is treated not with judgment but with support to understand all the options available to her, including abortion.


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Genevieve Edwards, Director of Policy at Marie Stopes UK, said: 'Every woman has the right to decide whether and when to have children, irrespective of age, lifestyle or circumstance. No one else can make that choice for her.

'We would expect any woman requesting sterilisation to be counselled by a doctor to ensure she understands the procedure may be irreversible.


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Genevieve Edwards, director of policy for Marie Stopes UK, said: "We were so lucky to have Dawn and wish her every success in whatever she chooses to do.


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Genevieve Edwards, director of policy at Marie Stopes UK, said she was concerned the National Chlamydia Screening Programme is "petering out in many areas".

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