Resource Guide

The ambitious FP2020 goal of providing family planning services to 120 million more women and girls that emerged from the Family Planning Summit in London in 2012 has refocused attention on the need to ensure that family planning programs respect, protect and fulfill individual’s human rights and that programs are implemented using a rights-based approach.  […]


This guidance document provides the management of international brands or retailers and their supplier companies a set of voluntary guidelines for improving the health and well-being of workers in factories, farms, and other workplaces. It is focused on both the quality of health services provided at the workplace and the adequacy of company policies and […]


The human rights dimensions of family planning programs have been recognized for nearly half a century and affirmed in numerous declarations, conventions, and treaties endorsed by governments and the international community. While discourse about respecting, protecting, and fulfilling these rights is growing, a gap persists between human rights rhetoric and integrating rights in family planning […]

Working Paper

Current attention to increasing access to family planning has increased focus on ensuring that policy, programming and practice are “evidence-based.” Given the rich history of research in the family planning field, this paper set out to answer when, what types and how evidence is used in decision-making related to family planning. Views of what constitutes […]

Working Paper

Family planning’s global resurgence over the past decade has increased attention on implementing policies and programs that are based on scientific evidence. The FP2020 initiative, which challenges countries and donors to expand access to voluntary family planning to an additional 120 million contraceptive users by 2020, has been particularly instrumental in promoting evidence-based family planning […]