Family Planning and the Public Sector

There appears to be a trend of increasing uptake of family planning programmes and increasing equity of uptake.  It is difficult to establish cause and effect with the impact of public sector family planning programmes.  However, sections 2 and 3 look at the evidence on this issue.  This includes general overview papers as well as… Read more

Adolescent Reproductive Health in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is unusual within the region in having very low levels of sex before marriage.  According to the 2005 DHS well over 90% of single women are virgins.  Ensuring the health of adolescent girls is vital to the nation. Ethiopia has made progress in improving youth’s health; yet, young women still suffer high rates of… Read more