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Date: 10/06/2015
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: Publications
According to “An Assessment of Family Planning Decision Makers’ and Advocates’ Needs and Strategies in Three East African Countries,” by Ellen Smith of Paladium, et al., key informants in government and nongovernmental organizations in Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi, believe that advocacy has helped to spur favorable shifts in government support of family planning. These decision makers noted,...
Date: 09/01/2015
Source: Government of Malawi
Type: Govt. Strategies, Plans, and Documents
The Government of Malawi accords high priority to the promotion and practice of family planning (FP) as one of the ways of improving the quality of life of its people. Malawi, among several countries in Africa, made commitments during the Family Planning London Summit (FP2020) in July 2012 to achieve a modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) of 60 percent by 2020 from 33 percent for married...
Date: 08/03/2015
Source: Strengthening Evidence for Programming on Unintended Pregnancies (STEP UP)
Type: Data
Executive Summary In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), early and unintended pregnancy leads to a colossal loss of educational opportunities for girls: A high proportion of pregnancies among adolescent girls aged 15-19 years in the region are unintended, and nearly all adolescent girls who have ever been pregnant are out of school in most SSA countries. Existing studies that show associations between...
Date: 07/29/2015
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: Data
n Malawi, Women’s Fear of Abandonment May Outweigh Desire for Pregnancy Prevention In “Sexual Pleasure, Partner Dynamics and Contraceptive Use in Malawi,” by Neetu A. John, of Johns Hopkins University, et al., focus group discussions with married men and married women indicate that whether they adopt a contraceptive method, which one they choose and whether they continue using it are all affected...
Date: 11/30/2014
Source: Family Planning High Impact Practices
Type: High-Impact Practices
Investments that promote keeping girls in school, particularly in secondary school, have far-reaching and long-term health and development benefits for individuals, families, and communities. The purpose of this brief is to describe the relationship of girls’ education on family planning and reproductive health and behaviors; highlight evidence-based practices that increase girls’ enrollment,...
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