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Investing in family planning to accelerate…

The Ouagadougou Partnership aspires to reposition family planning across nine Francophone West African countries—Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea,...

Depo-Provera, an Injectable Contraceptive, Does Not…

The hormone shot — popular among African women who must use birth control in secret — is as safe...

Progress in family planning in Africa…

A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that women in eight...

West Africa’s Contraceptive Revolution: 5 Lessons…

The Ouagadougou Partnership has been a unique experience. I have spent the last six years serving as Director of...

Declaration affirms global support for reproductive…

Ministers and representatives of Governments unanimously adopted a political declaration today reaffirming support for the Programme of Action of...

Female genital mutilation and human rights

Female genital mutilation (FGM), one of the most controversial and not-so-widely discussed harmful traditional practice, cannot be hidden anymore,...

In Sahel: Family planning meets climate…

Niger and other countries in the Sahel region of Africa are facing a brutal combination of the highest population...

‘Incredible moment’: impoverished Mali to give…

Sweeping health reforms, which also include free provision for pregnant women, heralded as national ‘turning point’ After decades of...

Fatimata Sy on partnering to expand…

When it launched in 2011, the Ouagadougou Partnership set an audacious goal for 2020: Increase the number of women using modern...

We are hiring a Senior Technical…

We are hiring! We are currently looking for a Senior Technical Manager as a key member of the senior...

ICFP 2018 comes to a close,…

A part of the 9 country Ouagadougou Partnership, it has the highest number of modern contraceptive users in the...

West African countries are leading the…

If the gender ratio of the 3,800 attendants of the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP), the world’s...