Family Planning

It’s Time to Say Thanks…for Birth Control

With Thanksgiving just weeks away, it’s the time of year to be thinking about gratitude. And while contraception definitely ranks high on the list of things we’re thankful for, it might be just a little awkward to sit around the … Continue Reading

Family Planning

There’s More Than One Way to Measure FP2020 Progress

Family Planning 2020 (FP2020)—a global partnership launched in 2012 to provide 120 more million women and girls access to family planning by 2020–released their 2013-2014 progress report this week. In the video above, Melinda Gates, whose foundation is one of … Continue Reading

Environment, Family Planning, Population and Climate Change

What We’re Reading: New Study Misses the Point on Family Planning

Last week, there was a flurry of media attention around a new study out of Australia that claimed the world’s growing population is just going to keep on growing, destroying the planet, and there’s nothing we can do about it. … Continue Reading

Family Planning

Will YOU Be the One to Stand Up for Reproductive Rights?

The decisions you make every day, in the course of your own life, can seem very personal and individual—especially when it comes to decisions about sex, contraception, and childbearing. But it’s also easy to see how these decisions can have … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning, Youth

Saying No to Stigma Youth Need Safe Spaces to Access Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

I used to think that only in my country, Malawi, would a young unmarried person be considered promiscuous if he or she tried to access information about contraception. Sadly, this is same in many other developing countries, and some developed … Continue Reading

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