Resource Guide

Rights-Based Family Planning: 15 Resources to Guide Programming

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.  The current challenge is how to operationalize human rights in existing family planning programming.  A number of resources are available to do so and the purpose of this paper is to review 10 key resources currently available to guide family planning programming.