Journal Article

Journal: Journal of Biosocial Science Authors: Aparna Jain, Hussein Ismail, Elizabeth Tobey, and Annabel Erulkar Abstract: Nearly 33 million female youths have an unmet need for voluntary family planning (FP), meaning they are sexually active and do not want to become pregnant. In Ethiopia, age at marriage remains low: 40% and 14% of young women aged 20–24 were married by the […]

Journal Article

Journal: Reproductive Health Authors: Aparna Jain, Elizabeth Tobey, Hussein Ismail, and Annabel Erulkar Abstract: Background Condoms are an important prevention method in the transmission of HIV and sexually transmitted infections as well as unintended pregnancy. Individual-level factors associated with condom use include family support and connection, strong relationships with teachers and other students, discussions about […]


This easy-to-use flip chart can be used for counseling by physicians, nurses or community outreach workers in Arabic speaking countries. It covers several health related topics from childhood to old age with a special focus on premarital examination, maternal health and family planning. Guiding points are listed on a page facing the counselor while the […]


Study findings reveal that many Kenyan women living with HIV are comfortable receiving family planning services from community health volunteers and with proper training and support, community health volunteers have the potential to provide integrated FP/HIV services. Community-based integrated FP/HIV services could help connect women living with HIV who want to prevent or postpone a […]

Case Study

Women of reproductive age in Cambodia, and many other developing countries, comprise a large part of factories’ workforce. Integrating family planning and reproductive health information and services into factories can improve workers’ health and help countries achieve FP2020 commitments. This case study looks at the process of how the Cambodian Ministry of Labor and Vocational […]