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Donor Government Family Planning Funding Up, More Women Using Contraceptives, Reports Show

VOA News: Aid Rises for Family Planning in Poor Nations “…International government funding for family planning in developing countries climbed to $1.4 billion last year, up $100 million or nine percent from the previous year, the California-based Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found in its report released Thursday. … [Family Planning…

Progress Being Made To Close Gap In Contraceptives Access Among Women But More Effort Needed To Reach Goals, FP2020 Report Shows

News outlets highlight findings from a Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) report released on Thursday, titled “Commitment to Action 2014-2015.” BBC News: Push to meet ‘shortfall’ in global contraceptives target “Plans to get contraceptives to millions more women in the world’s poorest countries are behind track, a report by campaigners and…

Investing In Family Planning Essential To Achieving SDGs, Ending Poverty

Devex: Family planning: It’s time to invest Megan Elliott, vice president for strategy and development at Marie Stopes International “…If the world is serious about ending poverty by 2030, access to contraception cannot be allowed to fall off the agenda, or left unfunded. As health issues move increasingly towards domestic…

Maasai Cricket Team Uses Notoriety To Promote Women’s Rights, Ending FGM

The Guardian: Maasai Cricket Warriors determined to hit female genital mutilation for six “When Maasai tribesmen took up cricket in 2009, media attention soon followed. It gave the young men — whose story is the subject of a new film — the perfect platform to campaign for women’s rights and…

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Analysis On Donor Government Assistance For Family Planning In 2014

Kaiser Family Foundation: Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2014 This new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis examines donor government international funding for family planning in 2014. The analysis finds that “donor governments provided U.S.$1.4 billion to support bilateral family planning programs in low- and middle-income countries, an increase of…

China’s Two-Child Policy Still Impedes Women’s Reproductive Rights

New York Times: Still No Dignity for Chinese Women Sheng Keyi, Chinese novelist “…[D]ropping the one-child policy will not end the [Chinese] government’s control of women’s bodies. We still will not have the final say when it comes to our reproductive rights. … [A] two-child policy means the state can…

No Government Should Interfere With Women’s Reproductive Rights; U.S. Should Continue To Invest In Family Planning, Reproductive Health Programs

TIME: The End of China’s One-Child Policy Isn’t Enough Latanya Mapp Frett, executive director of Planned Parenthood Global “…Until China promotes a fully rights-based, voluntary family planning program, it is supporting the continued oppression of Chinese families through coercive reproductive policies. No government and no politician should interfere with the…

BBC News Examines Factors Leading To Drop In Ethiopia’s Fertility Rate

BBC News: Why Ethiopian women are having fewer children than their mothers “Ethiopia has seen a massive cut in its fertility rate, from an average of seven children per woman in the 1990s to 4.6 currently. But how has it managed this? … ‘Women stay longer in school, the standard…

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