family planning

In West Africa, youth ambassadors serve as family planning advocates

ABIDJAN — International health experts are hopeful that a West African family planning initiative will encourage wider contraceptive use by having…

Meet the Young Future-Planners of West Africa

 They want to help girls stay in school. To take control of their own futures. To make sure other young…

In West Africa, Family Planning Youth Ambassadors Are Helping Their Countries Plan for the Future

Young leaders have the power to reach their peers and communities in ways most government officials can’t. Abou Diallo was…

Celebrating Love without Unwanted Pregnancy

In Mali, young girls face the prospect of unwanted or adolescent pregnancies that can lead to unsafe abortions and other…

The Hewlett Foundation Grants Additional Funds to Advance Family Planning

Advance Family Planning (AFP) received a $750,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to sustain its advocacy initiative.…