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Family Planning Improves and Saves Lives

A community health worker in Malawi counsels a woman on her family planning options at a gathering place in her community. USAID works in more than 45 countries around the globe to increase access to family planning information and services for all who want them. Photo credit: Liz Bayer

Today, World Contraception Day, draws attention to the fact that more than 222 million women in the developing world say they want to delay or avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern method of contraception. Read more >>

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USAID Celebrates World Contraception Day

Submitted by Ryan Cherlin Every year on 26 September,  World Contraception Day draws attention to the importance of contraception and the role of the individual. This year’s World Contraception Day theme is “Take Responsibility”. Choosing whether to use contraception is a deeply personal decision that each individual is responsible for making.  USAID works with countries […]

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From the Field

Update from USAID Missions around the world. Read more >>

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