The Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) provides small grants to fund time-sensitive projects that will help FP2020 partners meet our overall goal of providing 120 million more women and girls access to contraceptives by 2020. The RRM is used to fund projects that directly respond to opportunities for which an immediate intervention is needed. In other terms,
FP2020 measures progress since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, taking into account all available and serviceable data. Annual estimates of critical family planning indicators are produced using modeling, and the trend of additional contraceptive users is re-estimated on an ongoing basis. Estimates for other indicators come from national surveys.
The Performance Monitoring and Evidence Working Group provides technical advice and support for monitoring progress towards the FP2020 goal; to promote the use of data for knowledge sharing and to inform decision-making; and to contribute to the understanding of quantitative and qualitative evidence in key dimensions of family planning, such as quality of care and human rights.
Thirty-five representatives from governments, NGOs, and donors met at the UN Foundation in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017 to develop recommendations for improving family planning quality of care within FP2020 focus countries. This meeting’s organizers ask that the countries and sponsors of the Family Planning Summit 2017 adopt these strategic recommendations, and incorporate them in their...