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Editorial in The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care by Petra De Sutter, EPF President, about the ESC Position Paper (Madrid Declaration) on SRHR: The ESC Madrid Declaration: promoting evidence-based SRHR policies with respect for human rights This paper is an important contribution to ongoing...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34rNt_LZveg&feature=youtu.be[/embed] The ESC has produced a Position Paper on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights on the occasion of World Contraception Day 2019 and launched at an event organised by the Spanish Society of Contraception in Madrid. The ESC is keen to participate in improving sexual...

The Spanish Society of Contraception produced a ‘Manifest’ at the occasion of World Contraception Day 2019: “Ten years have gone by, and there's still so much to do!" We have paid particular attention to the younger generation for the past decade, their affective-sexual education, the defence...

Petra De Sutter, Belgium Prof. Petra De Sutter is a Belgian Member of the European Parliament for the Flemish Green party and chair of the European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights. She is a professor in gynecology, specialized in infertility treatment. Throughout her political career,...

Menstrual health and period poverty among young people who menstruate in the Barcelona metropolitan area (Spain) Applicant: Laura Medina-Perucha (Spain) Women’s opinions and experience of undergoing an ultrasound scan for gestational age before early medical abortion Applicant: Patricia Lohr (UK) Efficacy of Very Early Medical Abortion...

The Abstract Review Committee will choose from all the abstracts submitted, the highest scoring abstracts and award the following: James Trussell Award for Young Scientists will provide a special platform for oral presentations by young scientists.  Abstracts submitted for this award MUST be written and...

Paula Baraitser, UK Paula Baraitser is a consultant in sexual and reproductive health at King’s College Hospital, an honorary senior lecturer in global health at Kings College London and clinical director of the online sexual health service SH:24. Paula has spent the last five years developing...

Johannes Bitzer (Editor-in-Chief) chose the following paper as highlight from the latest issue of the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care: Unintended pregnancy rates differ according to combined oral contraceptive – results from the INAS-SCORE study Clare Barnett, Jürgen Dinger, Thai Do Minh & Klaas...

The 16th ESC Congress Call for Abstracts is open! Submit your abstract online at https://escrh.eu/event/16th-esc-congress/#abstracts for a chance to be part of the Scientific Programme in Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 May 2020. Abstract submission deadline: 7 October 2019 #ESCRH2019 More information can be found on the ESC...

It is still early in the year - but please keep in mind that 31 December 2019 is the reference point to count the number of members per European country for the Board representation in 2020. For more info, see https://escrh.eu/about/statutes/#Article_VI_The_Board_of_Directors https://escrh.eu/about/rules/#4._The_Board_of_Directors https://escrh.eu/about/policies/#Cfr_Rule_4.3._Election_procedure_for_Board_Members The first representative for each European country...