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Move Over, Unmet Need—There’s a New Family Planning Indicator in Town

Measuring “unmet need” has helped countries make great progress in family planning. But is there something better?

Seven Tactics that Are Leading Francophone West Africa toward a Contraceptive Revolution

For decades, family planning indicators in francophone West Africa wouldn’t budge. Here’s how the Ouagadougou Partnership is moving the needle on family planning.

Universal Health Coverage as a Global Goal: Is Everything Old New Again?

If the global community wasn’t able to achieve health for all by the year 2000, how can we do it by 2030? Here are a few ways.

Social Service Workers Can Help End Violence against Women

One in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence at some point. Now's the time to change that.

Once an At-Risk Youth, Thembi Becomes a Child & Youth Care Worker

When parents die, children are often left with no financial support—or even proper identification. Who helps them then?

Let's Not Be Squeamish About Family Planning's Fiscal Benefits

Contraception makes health sense and financial sense. Now is the time to make sure countries are ready to take advantage of it.

Social Service Workforce Week Celebrates Community-Level Workers

Community health workers can have a tremendous impact on health and wellbeing, particularly for the most vulnerable among us.

Respectful Maternity Care is Everyone’s Responsibility

How can we protect women from abuse during in maternity care? Health sectors can start by doing these seven things.

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