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Men’s Involvement In Family Planning Will Increase Women’s Choices

Huffington Post: Fertility and the World Cup in Haiti
Anick Supplice Dupuy, deputy director of PSI Haiti

“…The challenge we face is how to get men to be as interested in women’s health issues as they are in soccer. … If we can give men the skills to understand the importance of supporting their partners in using family planning, then we will be helping women to make decisions about the size of their families, live up to their full potential, and play a more significant role in our society. The challenges of reducing the fertility rate of women in Haiti are real, but so are opportunities to encourage men’s understanding that the number of children they have can be a family decision…” (7/2).

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