Working with the Directorate of Women, National Solidarity and Family in Burkina Faso and community partners in the Eastern Region of Burkina Faso, the Evidence Project scaled proven approaches to delaying marriage for young girls by raising awareness about the negative effects of early marriage. The approaches scaled were based on evidence generated in a […]

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Technical Area:
Enhancing Demand for Family Planning Information and Services, Particularly for Youth: Reducing Structural Barriers to Foster Positive Norms Around Contraceptive Behaviors

Expanding access to and use of voluntary family planning (FP) services is a well-established global health goal– it is a specific target under the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of good health and well-being, an integral component of Every Woman Every Child (EWEC), and the overall objective of the Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) partnership, among other […]

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Results from an implementation research study in Nigeria found that with training, Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs), regardless of their previous health care experience, could competently administer injectable contraceptives and that clients reported receiving quality services from trained PPMVs. From 2015 to 2018, the Evidence Project conducted a study to better understand the role […]

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