During a neighborhood family planning campaign in Mokwa LGA in Niger State, Nigeria, an inquisitive nine-year-old boy named Mohammed overheard a social mobilizer speaking with one of his relatives about child birth spacing.
When The Challenge Initiative for Healthy Cities (TCIHC) embarked on a journey to scale up evidence-based family planning approaches in poor urban areas, it looked to practices that yielded results in the past.
Throughout their lives, men – just like women – have a variety of reproductive needs. As a result, they are not only critical in supporting their partners’ use of contraceptives but also contraceptive users and advocates themselves.
Please join The Challenge Initiative at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda, as we promote scaling up access to reproductive health solutions for women and girls living in urban slums.