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In the aftermath of the Family Planning Summit, my mind keeps drifting back to the question I have asked a dozen of times throughout the day – what does family planning mean to you? 660 more words

Family Planning

EAC Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Bill, 2017

By Irene Wali

The East African Community Legislative Assembly (EALA) has drafted a BILL known as EAC Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) BILL 2017… 813 more words

Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Africa: Is Morality the Cure?

Is African culture at odds with the reality of sexuality among youth? A little over a week ago, President John Magufuli of Tanzania declared that he would not allow school girls who become pregnant to be readmitted into school. 612 more words


Discussing abortion at the Youth Action Movement minicamp in Ghana

By Enoch Weguri Kabange, Youth Action Movement (YAM) volunteer at the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana

Created in 2005, the Youth Action Movement (YAM) is IPPF Africa Region’s participation network of young volunteers. 286 more words


A different type of ball: Reducing teenage pregnancies through soccer

One of the best things about being a lady in Uganda is that you are the in charge of a home; as an adolescent you are trained to have a high sense of responsibility and critical decision making skills. 421 more words


Experiential learning: more than words

We have just finished a brilliant fortnight working with Grassroot Soccer, an organisation that aims to harness the power of soccer to connect young people to the information, health services and mentors they need to thrive. 588 more words

Reproductive Health - Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

The United Nations Population Fund has defined reproductive health as ‘a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of reproductive disease or infirmity’. 507 more words