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‘We need to talk about our bodies’: 22-year-old Naga girl wins Gates Foundation initiative

22-year-old Sekulu Nyekha from Nagaland is among 40 winners selected for an initiative by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to raise awareness about family planning and reproductive health around the world.

Contraception in African country: Health workers in Rwanda use Bible to spread family planning message

Talking family planning can never be easy in a mixed religious, conservative population, where it is normal for a woman to have up to six children. But in this sprawling health facility in the eastern corner of tiny Rwanda, health workers, faced with local Catholic priests’ resistance, have turned the Bible into an ally to […]


Centre plans saas-bahu meets to promote family planning

The Sammelans will be part of a new family planning initiative called Mission Parivar Vikas.

Lack of enough children turns nearly half of Kerala's schools uneconomic

Of the 12,615 schools in Kerala, which comprise government, private and government-aided private ones, as many as 5,573 — 44 per cent — are uneconomic as per the state Economic Review 2015.

India needs to increase budget for family planning: PFI

The study by Population Foundation of India suggests that the country needs to spend around INR 15800 crores between 2013 and 2020

Increased family planning budget will provide service to 48 million more Indians: Study

Special focus to Family planning budget is needed to prevent high maternal and infant mortality, morbidity and poor child health resulting from poorly spaced pregnancies.


Family planning is critical for our nation’s economic development

Family planning is at the core of the mission to reduce maternal and child mortality.

Will Union Budget 2016 prioritize family planning?

India has among the worst maternal and infant mortality rates in the world.

Plan gone wrong

Bilaspur sterilisation deaths highlight a callous healthcare system, a programme that’s lost its way.

‘Female sterilisation procedures drive family planning’

Men take a backseat fearing loss of virility.