Retiring Director For Coordination Unit At Ouagadougou Partnership Discusses Expanding Access To Contraceptives In Africa

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Fatimata Sy on Partnering to Expand Access to Contraceptives
Ruchika Tulshyan, author, educator, journalist, and contributor at The Optimist, speaks with Fatimata Sy, retiring director of the Coordination Unit at the Ouagadougou Partnership, which was launched in 2011 and set the goal of increasing the number of women using modern contraceptives by at least 2.2 million in nine francophone West African countries by 2020. Sy reflects on the partnership’s efforts and discusses the future of the family planning sector, as well as her own future goals (1/15).