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Five Promising Innovations in Contraception

NES/EE vaginal ring. / Julie Sitney

USAID is developing innovative new contraceptive methods to meet the needs of millions of women across the globe. Enabling women to decide whether, when and how many children to have is vital to safe motherhood and healthy families.

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Family Planning Improves and Saves Lives

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.

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