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Date: 01/30/2018
Source: Global Health TV
Type: FP2020 in the Media
By July 2017, more than 309 million women and girls were using modern contraception in 69 focus countries identified by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), a movement created in 2012 by four core partners, 38.8 million more than in 2012. This information came out in FP2020’s annual report “The Way Ahead, 2016-2017,” released in December. It reported that use of modern contraception in these 69...
Date: 09/06/2017
Source: News Deeply
Type: FP2020 in the Media
As part of our ‘Experts to Watch’ series, we highlight nine experts who are advancing research, policy and interventions for women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights. ACCESS TO FAMILY PLANNING – the ability to choose whether to have children, when and how many – has an impact on a multitude of issues, including poverty, education and maternal mortality. When women can space out...
Date: 06/05/2017
Source: Dr. Chris Elias, President of the Global Development Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Co-Chair, the FP2020 Reference Group and Beth Schlachter, Executive Director, Family Planning 2020
Type: Updates
Statement from Dr. Chris Elias, President of the Global Development Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Co-Chair, the FP2020 Reference Group: The world has lost one of the most effective and forthright champions for women’s health and rights. Babatunde Osotimehin was never afraid to speak out on behalf of women and girls. I first met him when he was the leader of Nigeria’s National...
Date: 05/22/2017
Source: Front Page Africa
Type: In the News
Buchanan, Grand Bassa County – The Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia (PPAL) on May 17 launched a community engagement for youth family planning Program in the port city of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County. The colorful program which brought together students, youth groups and community members was held at the newly constructed Buchanan Hotel. The project is sponsor by the United States Agency...
Date: 05/02/2017
Source: CNN
Type: In the News
At 22, Mudua Scovia is already a widower. She has five children and works as a farmer in Budadiri, Uganda, east Africa. "I want to look after my children," Mudua says. "But I am a woman alone, and any time a man could force me into sex and I could get pregnant." Women like Mudua, thousands of miles away from Washington and the White House, are the ones starting to feel the reverberations of US...
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