More Girls, Women Using Family Planning Methods But Global Efforts Falling Behind Targets To Improve Access, Report Says

The Guardian: Millions of women still don’t have access to contraceptives — report
“More women and girls in low-income countries are using family planning than ever before, but global efforts to widen access to contraception are still falling well behind targets, according to a report. One year away from a global deadline to widen access to modern forms of family planning, such services are accessible to less than half of the women that policy makers hoped to reach. The report by the Family Planning partnership was released ahead of a summit in Nairobi this week, where governments are expected to make further pledges on family planning, and other reproductive health spending…” (Ratcliffe, 11/12).

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