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Meet the Feminists of Western Mali

Contraception, sex ed, fistula, female genital mutilation—this group tackles them all.

Contraceptive Implants Are Driving Big Gains in Access to Family Planning

What have we achieved on the road to making universal access to family planning a reality? And what's next?

11 Billion, Ready or Not: We Need To Put Family Planning on the Fast Track

By 2100, the world’s population will rise to 11 billion. But that doesn’t mean family planning investments aren’t working.

Tanzania Could See Big Returns on Family Planning Investments

Let’s not let another second, day, or year go by where we fail to address the demand for family planning in Tanzania.

How Senegal Rapidly Introduced Sayana Press into Its Family Planning Method Mix

Commitment and collaboration pave the way for a new contraceptive.

Failing Forward: Innovative Approaches to Improve Reproductive Health in Senegal

We found what works for real people. But that's not where we started.

First-Mile Family Planning Can Help More Women Avoid Unintended Pregnancies

Community-based services should be designed from the point of view of the communities they serve.

In West Africa, Youth Ambassadors Serve as Family Planning Advocates

It's a grassroots approach that's already leading to change.

Contraception Is about Partnerships—in More Ways than One

To make family planning work for young people, we need to look at the bigger picture.

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