Category Archives: News

OCPU Youth strategy

ENGAGING YOUTH is the OCPU youth strategy. The OPCU will catalyze a youth movement for family planning in Francophone West Africa. WHY A STRATEGY NOW? Because...

How birth control, girls’ education can slow population growth

Widespread use of contraceptives and, to a lesser extent, girls’ education through at least age 14 have the greatest impact in bringing down a...

THE CAYA DIAPHRAGM

How a New Self-Care Product in Niger Is Meeting Women’s Unique Needs During COVID-19? As COVID-19 disrupts access to essential healthcare across the globe,...

More women may die from pregnancy complications over poor family planning

Reproductive health stakeholders in Niger State have raised fears over poor funding for family planning and severe funding shortages to Child Spacing Advocacy amidst...

Breakthrough ACTION recruits a Senior Program Officer

General Summary/Purpose Breakthrough ACTION is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead their social behavior...

How Natural Family Planning is spreading in West Africa

In countries throughout Western Africa, the most common religions are Islam and Catholicism. Both of these religions reject the use of artificial means of...

6 myths about the morning after pill debunked

Get those facts straight once and for all… You know what it’s for, but do you know how the morning after pill actually works?...

How Senegal is Providing Reproductive Health Services to those Who can Least Afford it

Pregnant with her second child, 30-year-old Ndiabou Niang was enduring pelvic pain, but couldn’t afford to access prenatal care in Diabe Salla, a village...

Using the Demographic Dividend as Anchor to Fight COVID-19 in Africa

The Year 2020 will be remembered as the year that heralded great global changes in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. This debilitating contagion has...

Kicking off our strategy refresh for international reproductive health

We are excited to share that we have launched the strategy refresh process for our international reproductive health(IRH) grantmaking. Our Global Development and Population...