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Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future. Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was reaffirmed in 1994 in Cairo at the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where 179 governments agreed that sexual and reproductive...
Fact Sheet
Ethiopia has been expanding maternity waiting homes to bridge geographical gaps between health facilities and communities in order to improve access to skilled care. In 2015, the Ministry of Health revised its national guidelines to standardize the rapid expansion of waiting homes. Little has been done to document their distribution, service availability and readiness. This paper addresses these gaps as well as thei...
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Twenty-five year old Falum Zeinu has been participating in the Integrated Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Marriage being implemented in his district for the past more than 4 years. Representing the youth he engages in the Community Conversation sessions held in his locality on a biweekly basis involving also other members of his community. The community conversation sessions...