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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.


A service provider attends to a family planning client in Nigeria. © Akintunde Akinleye/NURHI, Courtesy of Photoshare

Study: ‘Counseling is Key’ to LARC Uptake in Nigeria

Asking a woman about her contraceptive preferences and providing information on all options may significantly improve the chances that she will adopt a long-acting family planning method, new CCP research suggests.


A facilitator from Ujjiban plays a Young Time radio episode on the speaker at Shologhor Adorsho Girls High School in Chandpur, Bangladesh.

‘We Want to Break Some of the Taboos’

Ujjiban, CCP's program in Bangladesh, is aiming to make conversations about sexual and reproductive health easier and less taboo for adolescents, giving them the information they need to make healthy decisions.


Rosemary Nazar, right, interviews Jennifer Kayombo about youth and modern contraception choices.

‘Contraception – It’s Life’

CCP's David Alexander gave a crash course at ICFP2018 in how to conduct interviews and capture photographs like those featured on the FPVoices website.


Study: Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Study: Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.



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