|Radio + News
Family Planning Summit Set for Ethiopia
\\ Voice Of America
About 4,000 people are expected to attend this year’s International Conference on Family Planning. Organizers described the conference as “a movement and platform” in the family planning agenda.
|Data + Interactive
Finishing the Family Planning Revolution
\\ Marie Stopes International
Developed regions have seen contraceptive use plateau within the range of 60% to 80%. If current trends continue, south Asia will not see contraceptive prevalence hit 60% for approximately 20 years, while this will not happen in eastern Africa for 45 years or in middle and west Africa for a startling 500 years.
Africa: Be Bold, Do Not Shy Away
allAfrica \\ Kesetebirhan Admasu
"Unmet need", in the context of family planning, is a rather mundane term that masks an urgent social justice and human rights issue. An estimated 220 million women in the world who want to manage their fertility, and plan their lives, do not have it, because they lack access to contraceptives.