Tag: family planning


‘She … does not take no for an answer’

‘She … does not take no for an answer’

Fitri Putjuk, the longtime country representative for CCP in Indonesia, won the Staff Practice Award for Excellence in International Public Health Practice from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


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Family Planning Still Needed During Pandemic

Allowing recent successes in access and uptake of modern family planning to falter during the COVID-19 pandemic could have serious long-term consequences, says CCP's Joanna Skinner.


Daizie Muzira is a student in Uganda who volunteers at Youth Equality Center, which advocates for youth sexual and reproductive health. Her story appeared in FP Voices.

Young People Gain from Sharing Family Planning Stories

Providing an opportunity for young people to publicly share their personal stories about family planning can help elevate their visibility, motivate them and instill confidence and pride in their work, according to a small new CCP study.


Social mobilizers talk about the benefits of family planning during a neighborhood campaign in Nigeria. Photo: Victoria Mohammed

TCI Making Great Strides in Nigeria

In the 10 states Nigerian where The Challenge Initiative is active, more than half a million women have adopted modern contraception in the program's first three years. CCP leads the program in Nigeria.


‘You See that Your Work Counts for Something’

‘You See that Your Work Counts for Something’

CCP's Victor Igharo has been named one of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders which recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide. He directs The Challenge Initiative in Nigeria.


Dinar Pandan Sari, from CCP's team in Indonesia, talks about the new program, 1001 Ways to Talk to Your Teen.

1001 Ways to Talk to Your Teen

CCP has developed a new tool for parents of Indonesian teens designed to help them navigate uncomfortable conversations with their children about sexual and reproductive health.


CCP's Executive Director Susan Krenn, right, asks a question of Tlaleng Mofokeng, a South African activist known as Dr. T. Photo: Sloane Prince

‘Everyone Has the Power of Our Own Voice’

For World Contraception Day, Tlaleng Mofokeng, a doctor and activist in South Africa, and CCP's Susan Krenn had a lively discussion of sexual and reproductive health, taboos and leadership.


A midwife in Lombok Timur, Indonesia, educates mothers about contraception using a flipchart.
© 2015 Harimawan Latif/JHCCP-Indonesia, Courtesy of Photoshare

Indonesian Government Adopts CCP Family Planning Model

Indonesia’s national family planning agency has adopted a program developed by CCP that has boosted the use of modern contraception in several regions of the country and is now scaling it up nationwide.


Madame Togo Kadiatou Mallé, president of Muso Yiriwa Ton, sells condoms in rural Mali. Photo: David J. Olson

From Hot Spots to Holy Places

Selling condoms and other health products as part of CCP's Keneya Jemu Kan project has helped provide a livelihood to a group of women in rural Mali. “It has become a source of life for many families,” says one seller.



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