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African presidents urge investment in youth…

Presidents, ministers, and United Nations and World Bank officials met at UN Headquarters in New York to strengthen their...

Family planning: the female pioneers of…

Between women’s liberation and economic growth, Senegal has made birth control 
a unifying social project. Personal account and interviews....

Conakry hairdressers dispense cut-and-dried contraceptive advice…

Fatoumatah Bah is cornered. Sitting in front of a tinsel-ringed mirror in Miskaa Salon, her head is bent forward,...

Call for applications: Advocacy and External…

Unit:Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit Country Location: Dakar, Senegal Type of contract : Fixed term (1 year) Reporting To: Director,...

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...