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Report

The Evidence Project, with partners the Population Council and Management Sciences for Health, conducted a two-part study of the Scaling Up Family Planning project (coordinated by Abt Associates and funded by DfID) to identify the contributions, challenges, and lessons learned. The objectives of this research were to: Provide recommendations regarding the feasibility of integrating the […]

Report

The recent increase in Egypt’s total fertility rate from 3.0 in 2008 to 3.5 in 2014, along with stalling contraceptive rates and persistent unmet need for family planning (FP), highlights a need to explore new venues for providing FP services. The specific objectives of this study were to determine the size, scope, and scale of private sector FP […]

Report

Family planning (FP) is urgently needed in Pakistan but progress remains slow. In its 2002 Population Policy, the country pledged to reduce its total fertility rate to 2.2 by 2020; at the London Summit in 2012, it further committed to increase the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) to 55 percent by the same year. Despite some important achievements, Pakistan’s […]

Case Study

Report

Although family planning programming has been ongoing in Pakistan for nearly 50 years, 20 percent of women have unmet need, fertility remains high at 3.8 children per woman, and only 35 percent of married couples today are using a contraceptive method.1 Compared with other countries in the region, Pakistan’s fertility transition has been extremely slow, […]