Tag: advocacy


Three girls in Oyingbo, Lagos, Nigeria. © 2015 NYPhotonDesign, Courtesy of Photoshare

Using Data to Drive Child Marriage Policy

CCP works on the Demographic and Health Surveys to help stakeholders and decision-makers use data to make choices that help improve and protect the lives of women and girls in places like Ghana, India, Nigeria and Pakistan.


A community social mobilizer reaches out to the people about family planning at a community in Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria. Photo courtesy of Photoshare

CCP Advocacy Work Leads to Nigerian Family Planning Law

In late April, after eight years of advocacy work by CCP, the House Assembly of Oyo State passed a bill requiring the state to fund family planning there. CCP staff hope other states will soon follow Oyo's lead.