Vital for "Youth"

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

They're role models, advocates, and watchdogs. And they're making their expectations clear.

Out-of-School Youth: Often Forgotten in Reproductive Health Programs

Social media is a powerful tool for engaging youth. But in Burkina Faso, young family planning advocates realize it can't be the only tool.

Where is Child Labor in the US Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls?

Girls cannot be empowered if they are performing domestic labor that interferes with their education, development, and rights.

We Have the Tools, the Technology, and the Numbers

Today’s youth are crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. But not all of us have access to the resources we need.

On World Population Day, Let's Do More for the World

The U.S. contribution to family planning programs represents less than one cheeseburger per American per year. We can do better.

Have an Unmet (Contraceptive) Need?

“Do you want to get pregnant in the next two years?” How would you answer this question?

Out with 'Family' Planning, In with 'Future' Planning

Does family planning need a language makeover?

Clubfoot Can Be Solved on a Global Scale

SwitchPoint alum miraclefeet is partnering with Clarks Shoes, Stanford, and local health workers to treat a common but debilitating birth defect around the world.

In Tanzania, 22.8% of Teen Girls Are Mothers

The country is turning its focus to young people—which make up half its population—in part by training thousands of health workers to deliver different methods of pregnancy prevention.

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