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Date: 09/25/2017
Source: Pape Gaye
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Global health experts know that if we were to reach a point where every pregnancy was wanted, and where all unmet need for contraception around the world were finally met, 30% of maternal morbidity and mortality would be eliminated. Infant and child mortality would plummet, global gender equality would rise, and social and economic development would flourish. Contraception can affect all these...
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: 05/17/2017
Source: The News
Type: FP2020 in the Media
In our part of the world family planning is often ignored, especially in the rural areas of Sindh. You! takes a look... Unplanned pregnancies and a woman’s ability to space and limit her pregnancies have direct impacts on her health and well-being. Unfortunately, a major part of our society still considers family planning immoral and against religious laws.   Most of the families residing in the...
Date: 05/09/2017
Source: Vanguard
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, the fortunes of family planning in Nigeria took a turn for the better. The country made a historic commitment at the Summit which galvanised the Federal Ministry of Health, FMOH, to initiate the Nigeria Family Planning Blueprint with the national objective of increasing uptake of Family Planning of a contraceptive prevalence rate, CPR, to 36 per...
Date: 03/21/2017
Source: STAT
Type: FP2020 in the Media
As the third eldest of nine kids, I can hardly recall my mother not being pregnant during the 1960s and ’70s, when I was growing up in Ohio. Many people assume that’s why I’m so fierce about family planning. They’re right — but most are mistaken about the reason why. My parents wanted a big family. Together they decided how many kids to have, and when to have them. Their approach to family...
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