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The Gates Institute Announces “The Challenge…

The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...

Out with ‘family’ planning, in with…

In Kenya, the “Future Fab” teen lifestyle brand is taking off. Around the world, young people are rallying around...

How Family Planning Could Help Slow…

November 2015) In the mid-1990s, I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in a village in Niger, a West...

A disposable $1 device could revolutionize…

  Self-injectable contraceptives, which are being trailed in Uganda and Senegal, could revolutionize women’s lives in rural Africa and...

5 Behavioral Science Tips for Integrating…

In Senegal, over a third of postpartum women who want to delay or avoid additional pregnancy do not use...

Fistula: How child spacing saves lives…

­   For 63- year- old Mrs Lucia Ofoegbu, life took an ugly twist 50 years ago when she...

We Can—And Must—Meet Contraceptive Needs in…

This month, the fourth Women Deliver conference—in the wake of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—focused on...

4th Annual Meeting of The Ouagadougou…

The Conference on Population, Development and Family Planning held in Burkina Faso February 8–11, 2011, marked a turning point...

No better time for Canada to…

I have spent many years advocating for access to family planning so that women and girls in my native...

120 Under 40 : Young Family…

120 Under 40 recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders. We’re now accepting...

What’s the Recipe for Family Planning…

Photo of IntraHealth staff member and an Imam outside a mosque in Kaolack, Senegal, courtesy of Clement Tardif. Through the...

Time to rise to our Family…

When women can plan their pregnancies this adds up to stronger communities and stronger countries, writes Melinda Gates. This...