Category Archives: This is Africa

Frame Changers #235: The Pill Problem

FC #235: The Pill Problem [Voluntary family planning is one of the great public health advances of the past century. Enabling women to make informed decisions about whether and when to have children reduces unintended pregnancies as well as maternal and newborn deaths. It also increases educational and economic opportunities. Primarily due to poor access and lack of education, less than 20% of women in Sub-Saharan Africa and barely one-third of women in South Asia use modern contraceptives.]