Vital for "Youth"

Note to Self on World AIDS Day: Preventive Care Takes Work

Getting men and boys to line up for circumcision is no easy feat. But in Tanzania, mobile phone reminders help.

Future Planning for Healthy, Productive Lives

Thanks to an unusual collaboration, some young beat makers inspired us to call it what it is: not family planning, but future planning.

For Young People, Is Family Planning a Misnomer?

By calling what we do family planning, we may be ignoring the fact that many young people aren’t trying to plan families—they’re trying to plan futures.

The Other 16 and Pregnant

Without access to reproductive health services, adolescents' plans could be interrupted by unintended pregnancy.

Let's Talk About It

Family planning seems to be on everyone’s minds these days. How can we keep the momentum going?

Talk Early and Talk Often

Many people consider “family planning” an adult topic. While it is a topic that affects adults, it should not be an adults-only topic.

How—and When—Do You Tell a Child She is HIV-positive?

Telling a child she is HIV-positive is difficult in many ways.

Last month, I was in Kigali, Rwanda, to give the keynote address at the 6 th International Conference for Exchange and...

Keeping Senegalese Girls Healthy By Keeping Them in School

In Senegal, we're approaching violence against women and girls from a different angle.

HIV Testing Campaign Taps into Tanzania's Uhuru Torch Celebrations

Many young people came out to learn their statuses during the 2nd annual HIV testing campaign in Tanzania's Shinyanga region.

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