Family Planning

Helping make an informed choice

A Community Health Volunteer on helping women in Kenya make an informed choice about family planning methods.

Mobilising for reproductive choice

The founder of Women Deliver on why she dedicates her career and her volunteer time to champion reproductive health and rights.

Family Planning: A Unique Approach

Najbin Akter uses her personal experience of having a PPIUD to provide informed counselling to women in Khulna Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.

The global unmet need for modern contraceptives

Many women want to prevent unwanted pregnancies, but are unable to do so. Why is this and how can it be addressed with a view to sustainability?

Kenya Exceeds Contraceptive Use Target

This year, new data from the Kenyan Ministry of Health showed that use of modern contraceptives in the country had reached 59%, surpassing their 2020 target of 58% two years early.

Adolescent health and development

Teenage marriage and adolescent pregnancy can have an adverse effect on girls' health and development...

Empowering Africa's young women

Investments made today in youth will determine the development trajectory of Africa over the next 50 years.

Reproductive Health should not be a Political Football

The Global Gag Rule challenges efforts to provide effective reproductive health and family planning services to women.

Family planning is a human right

The ability for women to choose how many children they want, and when they want to have them - if at all - is a human right.

Improving rights-based family planning

Hear from Lucy Asaba, Uganda, on the importance of investing in rights-based, multidimensional approaches to contraception in Uganda.