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Giving girls and women the power…

Access to information and services for contraception and birth spacing are critical to maternal and child health programming. It...

family planning in Senegal

Access to Family Planning in Senegal…

Mariama, who was given a pseudonym to protect her and her family’s privacy, is a mother of six children...

Male family planning schools in Niger…

In a region where more children are seen as a sign of wealth, family planning is almost unthinkable, especially...

New Report on Global Family Planning…

Family Planning 2020’s (FP2020) annual progress report, launched today, charts progress in 2017 towards enabling 120 million more women...

Young Family Planning champions selected to…

Youth representatives from Asia and Africa will hold the partnership accountable to fulfilling its promises to the largest generation...

West Africa population planners battle to…

Population experts like Ngom are worried that if West Africa’s population continues to grow at its current pace –...

383,000 Women in Francophone West Africa…

In 2017, the nine countries of the Ouagadougou Partnership together prevented 100,000 unintended pregnancies, 32,000 unsafe abortions, and 400 maternal deaths...

Melinda Gates battles to promote contraception…

By 2050, Africa’s population is projected to double to 2.5 billion. By 2100, the UN estimates it could easily...

Gates Foundation invests $45 million to…

The Gates Foundation will invest $45 million in nutrition and family planning programs in Burkina Faso, Melinda Gates said...

Built on the Basics, Tutorat Is…

Mentoring and coaching are the stars of this training and performance-improvement approach. Tutorat—the French word for “tutoring.”  Even the...

In Senegal, family planning finds a…

Religion announces itself loudly in Senegal, which is more than 90 percent Muslim. So when public health officials and NGOs...

A New Year, a New Determination:…

The Ouagadougou Partnership Six Years in Five years ago, in early December 2012, the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU) was...