Family Planning


R to L: Margaret Bolaji, Kizanne James, Sandy Abdelmessih, William Otuck, Patrick Segawa

Youth Inspiring Youth on Family Planning and More

With about 1.8 billion people in the world between the ages of 10 and 24 – the largest youth population ever – health programming needs to have a special focus on young people, making sure they have the most accurate and relevant information about HIV prevention, modern contraceptive methods and gender equality.


A family planning session with a client in Kaduna, Nigeria

When Service Providers Say ‘No’

Health clinics were turning away many of the women sent for contraception. To get family planning providers onboard, CCP had to change its approach.


Stocking Shelves, Changing Minds

Stocking Shelves, Changing Minds

Each woman in Mali gives birth to an average of six children. And talk of sex, let alone family planning, is considered taboo here. Despite these obstacles, last year CCP and its partners in the USAID-funded Keneya Jemu Kan (KJK) project sold 14.9 million condoms, 50 percent more than they anticipated.


‘Press 1’ for Family Planning

‘Press 1’ for Family Planning

The same phone technology that allows us to “press 1 to make a same-day appointment” can be used to get spouses in Africa to talk to each other about family planning and increase the use of modern contraception.



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