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Therese Maye Diouf BA, Director, The Challenge Initiative (TCI), West Africa Francophone Hub, IntraHealth International

Dakar, Senegal

Africa is not yet ready to hear, “We want our women to have the number of children they want.” Africa is still not ready to hear, “Women have the right to choose when, how with whom they can have kids.”

But Africa is ready to hear, “We don’t want our women to die anymore. We don’t want our kids to die anymore. We want our kids to go to school. We want our population to have access to safe water.”

This is what family planning is all about.


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