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, it is more important than ever to offer a wide range of voluntary family planning (FP) options including methods that a user can start, stop and fully control herself. Women who […]

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 the COVID-19 pandemic response in the State. The experts say more women may lose their lives from complications due to reproductive health and pregnancy complications. This was contained in a communiqué issued […]

Can Niger break out of its cycle of poverty?

Africa’s population is expected to double by 2050, but in the country with the highest birth rate in the world it’s on track to triple. In Niger, women have an average of 7.6 children each – and in rural Zinder the rate is even higher. Not surprisingly it’s more than just a statistic in almost […]