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In West Africa, youth ambassadors serve as family planning advocates

ABIDJAN — International health experts are hopeful that a West African family planning initiative will encourage wider contraceptive use by having young people act as...

Meet the Young Future-Planners of West Africa

They’re informed, determined, and looking ahead for the good of their peers—and their countries. They want to help girls stay in school. To take...

In West Africa, Family Planning Youth Ambassadors are helping their countries plan for the Future

Young leaders have the power to reach their peers and communities in ways most government officials can’t. Abou Diallo was on vacation with his...

Young People in West Africa Are Leading Their Own Movement for Family Planning

The designation of “youth ambassador” may have started as a simple title, but as I witnessed at the Civil Society for Family Planning (CS4FP)...