PRB Topic Feed: Family Planning/Topics/FamilyPlanning.aspxShort Videos Highlight Important FGMC DataThe videos aim to expand understanding of key data issues in FGM/C research, including the importance of looking beyond national prevalence to identify hotspots or areas within a country where FGM/C is widely practiced, analyzing change over time by comparing older and younger cohorts rather than changes in overall prevalence, understanding the various questions and data gaps that are raised by newly available data in Indonesia.10/09/2017/Multimedia/Video/2017/Short-Videos-Highlight-Important-FGMC-Data.aspxa79a537d-3f6f-458b-99b6-ec36a003ab0aPromoting Resilience Through Family Planning in KenyaAs Kenya faces drought and recurring food insecurity, building resilience among the nation’s vulnerable populations is more important than ever before. Resilience means how well and how quickly people, their families, communities, and the country can respond to, adapt to, and recover from shocks and stresses. 09/28/2017/Multimedia/Video/2017/Promoting-Resilience-Through-Family-Planning-in-Kenya.aspxfdc7fa0b-da94-4d99-bc81-c04ae787e658Family Planning and Kenya ProgressFamily planning is a cross-cutting intervention that can accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In Kenya, family planning is a best buy that contributes to the nation’s growth and creates a path towards achieving the SDGs and Kenya’s Vision 2030. 10/03/2017/Multimedia/Video/2017/Family-Planning-and-Kenya-Progress.aspxae312eac-9a1f-4bfb-b8da-3e829bb78103Five Good Reasons to Integrate Family Planning/Reproductive Health and HIV ServicesPRB recently published the policy brief, Supporting the Integration of Family Planning and HIV Services. This article highlights five good reasons why integration is a sound investment that will pay multiple dividends for individuals, communities, societies, and health systems. 11/30/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/fphivintegration.aspxd21bcb1d-42e1-48b4-9a72-9d03adc40b48Family Planning Challenges and Decentralization of Health Services in Latin AmericaIn recent decades, several countries throughout Latin America have undergone health sector reform in efforts to improve the quality of care and the level of coverage. Among the most common of these reforms is the decentralization of health services.06/24/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/familyplanning-latinamerica.aspxbc314701-87c2-423e-b870-b05d0e1700f3Family Planning Policies and the Poor in PeruOver the past two decades, the government of Peru has instituted a series of laws and policies designed to expand access to family planning services. A recent article in International Family Planning Perspectives notes that these policies have not always achieved their desired effect. 03/14/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/perufamilyplanning.aspx6ceb5512-9092-4764-8791-0d9594360273Family Planning in West AfricaFor many years, donors and governments focused attention on family planning in West Africa to both improve maternal and child health and enhance economic development. However, as fighting HIV/AIDS became a priority in the region, family planning received much less attention.03/14/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/westafricafamilyplanning.aspx6cb2f09b-297a-42fb-815e-a99dc8600eb1PRB-Sponsored Journalists Put Family Planning Into Local ContextPopulation Reference Bureau (PRB) supported 18 journalists from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to cover the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning in Bali, Indonesia. 02/19/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/womens-edition-journalists-icfp.aspxf164a0a5-b36e-4836-bb6b-44185c9c6ef6Economic Shock of Crop Loss Increases Contraceptive Use Among Women in Rural TanzaniaIncreasing access to family planning during rough economic times gives couples the option to postpone pregnancies. In his research on Tanzania, the author found that rural households increased contraceptive use when provided at an affordable rate, if they lost a significant portion of their crop.06/05/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/tanzania-crop-loss.aspxd57de2e8-6bdd-4da0-a1b4-ec9aa7a1eb2bSubsidized Contraceptives Benefit Disadvantaged WomenRecent research considers the extent to which subsidized contraceptives influence the use of family planning supplies in several developing countries.08/24/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/subsidized-contraception.aspxcdd0615c-ead6-48b2-b588-595d69b04334