Case Study

This brief presents key lessons from the environmental movement on effective strategies for driving changes in corporate policies and practices and creating new mechanisms for holding business accountable for environmental impacts. Corporate policies and voluntary and ‘soft law’ standards may be unfamiliar to many women’s health advocates, but they are likely to have increasing importance in the years to come. There is much to learn from the experiences of the environmental community.


The health of Bangladesh’s 29.5 million adolescents, who make up nearly one-fifth of the country’s total population, is critical to the country’s future, but issues surrounding adolescent sexual and reproduc­tive health remain taboo. ASRH initiatives have been implement­ed by both the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), but with limited coordination, documentation or […]


Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation, with a population of approximately 140 million people. Modern contraceptive services are underutilized in Nigeria which has a modern contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) of 11 percent. The country’s low CPR highlights the need for innovative programs to increase women’s access to contraceptive services.


This webinar looked at the unique contributions and practical application of implementation science in family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health. Drawing from their experiences, presenters also addressed the critical and complicated question of how to create and sustain effective, diverse partnerships to better generate and use evidence to inform policy and practice. […]

Journal Article

What is known about reaching men as contraceptive users? This paper draws from a review of 47 interventions that reached men and proposes 10 key considerations for strengthening programming for men as contraceptive users.