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1124081
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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Occupied Territories: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lincoln more like this
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Karen Lee more like this
star this property uin 910649 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-01
star this property answer text <p>We continually monitor the humanitarian situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and in particular the major pressure on Gaza’s health sector. Last month DFID announced a new aid package of £2 million to the International Committee for the Red Cross to support delivery of vital medicines, equipment and rehabilitation services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-05-01T15:16:02.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-01T15:16:02.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Karen Lee more like this
1124082
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Middle East: Human Rights more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What assessment the Government has made of the contribution of female human rights defenders to improving human rights for women in the Middle East. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Patricia Gibson more like this
star this property uin 910651 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-01
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign Office leads in this area and recognises the important work female human rights defenders do to protect and defend human rights. They do not have specific data on women’s contributions; however, the UK’s global network of embassies and high commissions works closely with human rights defenders, particularly women.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-05-01T15:22:02.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-01T15:22:02.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patricia Gibson more like this
1122959
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Period Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text When the Government plans to establish the taskforce to tackle period poverty in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham East more like this
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Janet Daby more like this
star this property uin 910544 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The first meeting of the taskforce will be in June. Over the last couple of months we have been consulting with a number of charities and other experts on the most effective way for us to use the taskforce.</p><p> </p><p>I will be chairing the taskforce alongside two leading experts in the sector, alongside a number of enthusiastic and skilled experts. The taskforce will build on and promote the great work being done by individual organisations, supporting local partners to make their work more than the sum of its parts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T13:26:16.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T13:26:16.343Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Janet Daby more like this
1122960
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Gender Recognition Act 2004 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text When the Government plans to publish its response to the Gender Recognition Act consultation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Heywood and Middleton more like this
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Liz McInnes more like this
star this property uin 910545 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>We have had an exceptional response rate to the consultation on the Gender Recognition Act, receiving over 100,000 responses. We are currently analysing all of these contributions and we intend to publish a response later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T13:51:12.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T13:51:12.137Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz McInnes more like this
1111227
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Maternal Mortality more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to disseminate and implement the results of the Woman trial which found tranexamic acid has significant impact on reducing maternal mortality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 243567 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
star this property answer text <p>DFID works to improve maternal health through our focus on effective family planning, training health workers to manage obstetric emergencies and improving countries’ health systems. The Woman trial, carried out by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, has shown that the drug tranexamic acid reduces bleeding and death from post-partum haemorrhage. We have disseminated these findings to our staff in countries. We are in discussion with some of our UN and NGO partners to identify the barriers to people accessing tranexamic acid.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T16:52:08.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T16:52:08.083Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1111228
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
star this property answering body
Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Maternal Mortality more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to reduce maternal mortality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 243568 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
star this property answer text <p>Every year, the UK spends approximately £1 billion on reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health care.</p><p>The majority of maternal deaths are caused by complications during and following pregnancy and childbirth, such as severe bleeding, infections, complications from delivery and unsafe abortion. DFID works to reduce maternal mortality through a range of programmes, which focus on effective family planning, training health workers to manage obstetric emergencies and improving countries’ health systems to ensure health workers, drugs, equipment and transport are available when women and children need care.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T16:50:36.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T16:50:36.21Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1110398
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Iran: Floods more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Iran since the recent floods in that country; and what steps her Department are taking to support humanitarian relief efforts in response to those floods. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 242256 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>Iran has been struck by devastating flooding causing death, injury and significant displacement. My sympathies are with those who have been affected.</p><p>Iran has demonstrated that it is well placed to respond and is delivering an effective response. The UN is coordinating the international humanitarian response to the devastating floods.</p><p>The UK supports the UN to enable its agencies to respond to crises, such as these floods, in an emergency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T11:43:57.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T11:43:57.46Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1110399
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Libya: Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Libya since the upsurge in violence in that country and the resultant displacement of civilians; and what plans she has to support the humanitarian effort in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 242257 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>Following the announcement by General Haftar of his Libyan National Army’s advance on Tripoli on 4 April, the UK has been working hard with our international partners to avert further bloodshed in the capital and to get the parties back to the negotiating table with UN Envoy Salamé as soon as possible.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to closely monitor the security situation across the whole of Libya to assess where aid can be delivered to alleviate the humanitarian situation.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently supporting the humanitarian effort in Libya through a £3.29 million programme which provides assistance to vulnerable people, improves access to primary health care, builds capacity of health care workers and bolsters humanitarian coordination and capability. We have also allocated up to £5 million to humanitarian assistance and protection for migrants and refugees in Libya, including targeted healthcare.</p><p> </p><p>The UK government has allocated £16m for Libya this financial year through the Conflict, Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) to boost political participation and economic development, and support the delivery of greater security, stability and resilience, including the fight against extremism.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, through our contribution to the EU Trust Fund, the UK has supported the EU and Africa Union joint commitment to significantly increase voluntary returns of those who want to leave Libya (as agreed at the EU-AU Summit in November 2017). Since then, more than 34,000 people have benefitted from Voluntary Humanitarian Return Assistance and been supported to return home.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T11:44:42.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T11:44:42.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1109122
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: LGBT People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether she plans to raise LGBT+ issues at the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 240090 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government believes in the right to live with dignity, free from violence or discrimination irrespective of a person's sexual orientation and will continue to make the case, and stand up, for LGBT rights throughout the world. At the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings, I will also continue to call on the international community to ensure that no-one is left behind, irrespective of gender, disability, or sexuality, in our efforts to achieve the Global Goals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-08T16:13:58.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T16:13:58.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
1109133
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Kenya: LGBT People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to (a) promote and (b) assist with the repealing of legislation that criminalises or discriminates against LGBT citizens in Kenya. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 240091 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign Office represents the UK Government in the International Forum on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) in Kenya. Through this Forum, the UK is promoting the recognition of the rights and freedoms of all including LGBT persons.</p><p> </p><p>In October 2018, the British High Commission and DFID representatives in Nairobi met local LGBT activists to discuss interventions that would be most useful in guaranteeing fundamental rights to dignity, security, health and non-discrimination for all Kenyan citizens including LGBT persons.</p><p> </p><p>The High Commission in Nairobi has supported Kenyans from LGBTI groups to attend international forums on LGBTI rights</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-04-08T16:17:22.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T16:17:22.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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4651
unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this