Tag Archives: family planning

Meet the IUD (IntraUterine Device)

Tweet A woman who desires two children will spend three decades of her life trying to prevent an unintended pregnancy. Contraception allows parents to choose the number and spacing of children. Each year, family planning programs prevent an estimated 187 … Continue reading

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Introducing SILCS: It’s Not Your Mother’s Diaphragm

Tweet Original post can be found at Impact Blog “In the early 20th century, distribution of and education about contraceptives were illegal in the United States, leading to the widespread use of ineffective contraceptive methods. This continued until Margaret Sanger … Continue reading

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Landmark Summit Puts Women at Heart of Global Health Agenda

Tweet Global leaders unite to provide 120 million women in the world’s poorest countries with access to contraceptives by 2020 London, July 11, 2012 –Voluntary family planning services will reach an additional 120 million women and girls in the world’s … Continue reading

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Improving Access to Family Planning | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Tweet Providing family planning information and services to millions of women and girls in the poorest countries in the world gives them the opportunity to determine their own futures, and the best future for their children.

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