A few weeks before the annual meeting of the Ouagadougou Partnership to be held from December 11 to 13 in Abidjan, the director of the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU), Marie Bâ lifts the veil on the successes and challenges of the Ouagadougou Partnership (OP), 12 years after its founding.
A quelques semaines de la réunion annuelle du Partenariat de Ouagadougou qui se tiendra du 11 au 13 décembre à Abidjan, la directrice de l’Unité de Coordination du Partenariat de Ouagadougou (UCPO), Marie Bâ lève le coin du voile sur les succès et défis du Partenariat de Ouagadougou (PO), 12 ans après.
In 2023, Young and Alive Initiative are working in partnership with USAID, and IREX through the youth excel project, we are implementing a gender transformative program for adolescent boys and young men in the southern highlands of Tanzania. The reason we focused on men this time is because men and boys have often been overlooked in discussions around SRHR and gender.
We are pleased to introduce our new blog series, FP in UHC, developed and curated by FP2030, Knowledge SUCCESS, PAI, and MSH. The blog series will provide valuable insights into how family planning (FP) contributes to the achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), with perspectives from leading organizations in the field. This is the second post in our series, focusing on engaging the private sector to ensure that FP is included in UHC.
Reproductive health advocates in the Philippines faced a tough 14-year long battle to turn the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 into a landmark law in December 2012.
The Knowledge SUCCESS team recently spoke with Linos Muhvu, Secretary and Chief Talent Team Leader at the Society for Pre and Post Natal Services (SPANS) in the Goromonzi District of Zimbabwe, about the links between mental health and family planning and reproductive health. The devastation that COVID-19 has caused around the world—deaths, economic collapse, and long-term isolation—has exacerbated the mental health struggles people faced even before the pandemic struck.
This article features key insights from one of the authors of a recent study, which examined standardizing measurement of contraceptive use among unmarried women. The study found that sexual recency (the last time women report being sexually active) is an important indicator to determine unmet need and contraceptive prevalence among unmarried women, but not among married women.