Social accountability methods (citizen and civil society-led efforts to hold politicians, government officials, service providers and other duty-bearers to account) have great potential to improve family planning programs and services, including responsiveness of providers, patient-centered quality of care, availability of resources, service access, coverage, and satisfaction. A new infographic helps explain how social accountability works and the […]


Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) approaches aim to improve access to health care, including family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH), while conserving natural resources in remote communities. To contribute to the available evidence of PHE project benefits, particularly the role of the FP in building resilience, improving livelihoods, and helping people adapt to climate change, the Evidence […]


Women’s rights are often addressed in limited ways, if at all, in corporate or workplace codes of conduct. To redress this, BSR—with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and expertise of the Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc.—has developed the Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance.

Journal Article

A new article has been published in the Berkeley Journal of International Law entitled Recognizing Women’s Rights at Work: Health and Women Workers in Global Supply Chains.


Although existing contraceptive options include methods that men can use directly — namely, condoms, vasectomy, and withdrawal — and that require their participation (the Standard Days Method), family planning programming has primarily focused on women. What is known about reaching men as contraceptive users?  Presented at PAA 2017 Chicago, IL April 2017 Authors: Karen Hardee, Melanie Croce-Galis, […]