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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...
Date: 03/08/2017
Source: The Wire
Type: FP2020 in the Media
The latest round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2015-16 data shows a declining trend of modern contraceptive use among married people. The data released for 35 states so far reveals that 13 out of these show a falling trend of modern contraceptive use. Although modern contraceptive use in rural areas has increased a bit, the sharp decline in the urban areas has led the overall use to...
Date: 03/08/2017
Source: NewsDeeply
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A current of action and activism is surging in the U.S. to protect women’s access to contraception, triggered by a political environment in which women’s rights to reproductive healthcare is at risk. The movement understands that family planning protects women from unintended pregnancy, poor health and maternal mortality. But contraception does more than that – it allows women to lead their...
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