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Date: 04/28/2016
Source: Christina Wegs , Andreea A. Creanga, Christine Galavotti, Emmanuel Wamalwa
Type: Publications
Use of family planning (FP) is powerfully shaped by social and gender norms, including the perceived acceptability of FP and gender roles that limit women’s autonomy and restrict communication and decision-making between men and women. This study evaluated an intervention that catalyzed ongoing community dialogues about gender and FP in Siaya county, Nyanza Province, Kenya. Specifically, we...
Date: 03/28/2016
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: Publications
Women younger than 25 have higher rates of contraceptive failure than their older counterparts. In the most comprehensive study to date of contraceptive failure rates in the developing world, researchers found that overall, failure rates are lowest for users of longer-acting contraceptive methods (IUDs, implants or injectables), intermediate for users of shorter-acting methods (oral contraceptive...
Date: 12/03/2015
Source: Advance Family Planning
Type: Publications
Advance Family Planning’s (AFP's) newly released booklet, Advocacy Wins 2009-2015, summarizes the initiative’s more than 140 advocacy wins since 2009. The partnership focuses advocacy efforts on the discrete policy and funding decisions critical to advancing family planning in a given setting. Once achieved, these incremental changes – termed “advocacy wins” – demonstrate progress and accelerate...
Date: 12/03/2015
Source: Janet Fleischman, Katherine Peck, CSIS
Type: Publications
Voluntary family planning is one of the most transformative interventions in global health, critical to improving women’s health and to saving the lives of women and children in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. Beyond the direct health benefits, family planning is essential for women’s empowerment and sustainable development, contributing to improvements in education, economic...
Date: 11/19/2015
Source: PMA2020
Type: Publications
In just two years (since our launch in 2013) PMA2020 has made significant progress in gathering high quality data on family planning and water, sanitation and hygiene at routine intervals - in 9 countries across Africa and Asia.   PMA2020 data, as it is collected in real-time, provide a snapshot of key health metrics in our program countries. This unique aspect of PMA2020 - the rapid-turnaround ...
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