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A commitment maker since 2013 and a member of the Ouagadougou Partnership, Benin has made steady progress towards its commitment to increase mCPR to 22%. One factor in this progress is the expansion of the range of method choice available, with the introduction of DMPA-SC in 10 health zones, with plans for national scale-up soon. Another factor is the country's commitment to providing free family planning services within health centers to the population by the end of 2019. Benin is currently on track to honor this commitment. Adolescents and young people are already accessing family planning services for free, and an executive order is currently awaiting signature to allow for free access for all. Challenges certainly remain, with financing for commodities from the national level down to the community and ensuring last mile distribution of commodities.


  • Benin's Proposal for Family Planning Commitments Read More


  • Costed Implementation Plan for Family Planning for Benin... Read More


  • Benin FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2016 (... Read More
  • Benin - Country Action: Opportunities, Challenges, and... Read More


  • Benin FP2020 Revitalized Commitment 2017 Read More


  • Benin FP2020 Commitment Self-reporting Questionnaire 2018 (... Read More
  • Benin Actions for Acceleration, 2018-2019 (French) Read More


Contraceptive Use
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Note: FP2020 uses a rolling baselines so values are recalculated each year based on the newset available data.

source : pDHS 2015

Core Indicator Estimates

FP2020 uses a suite of quantitative metrics—Core Indicators—to monitor progress annually across 69 focus countries. Estimates for the Core Indicators are produced annually by commitment countries through a network of country-based Track20 M&E officers housed in government institutions. For a complete analysis of Benin and these Core Indicators, click below.

Key Documents

Your quick guide to key documents and resources that together provide greater context on family planning in Benin.

New Country Commitments to FP2020 2013
Benin's Proposal for Family Planning Commitments

News & Updates

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