Opinion: How Cross-Sector Collaborations Can Accelerate Progress Toward Gender Equality
DateNovember 23, 2017
TypeFP2020 in the Media
Unmet need for family planning fell only marginally from 12.7 percent to 11.7 percent between 2004 and 2014. At that rate, unmet need would still be 10.6 percent in 2025.
Partnerships may be the answer to turbo-charging progress. Indeed, this approach is increasingly central to economic development. The 17th Sustainable Development Goal focuses explicitly on increasing the number of multi-stakeholder partnerships and increasing their effectiveness.