South Sudan’s country page provides access to family planning data and the latest research and news to support the efforts of all those committed to increasing access to voluntary contraception.
Your quick guide to key documents and resources that together provide greater context on family planning in South Sudan.
Commitments are formal pledges to expand access to voluntary, rights-based, high-quality family planning. Since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, more than 90 governments, multilateral organizations, foundations, the private sector, and civil society partners have become commitment makers.
DateJuly 11, 2017
The Government of South Sudan commits to remove institutional and social-cultural barriers to sexual and reproductive health for all, and sensitise its population to improve universal access to rights-based, comprehensive family planning services by 2020. In particular, the Government of South Sudan commits to the following: to improve availability and access to family planning information and services through provision of rights-based integrated sexual and reproductive health services; to increase modern contraceptive prevalence rate among married women from 5% (2016 FPET estimate) to 10% by 2020; and to reduce maternal mortality ration by 10% by 2020.