World Must Act Now to Avoid a Contraceptive Crisis, New Report Says

May 8, 2010 • Family Planning, News

As the world focuses on the global economic crisis, one of the most trusted, most cost-effective and proven poverty-reduction interventions is in danger of marginalization and neglect, according to a new report. The measure is contraceptive services.

Released to coincide with World Population Day, observed worldwide throughout July, the report, Contraceptives at a Crossroads: Averting a Global Contraceptive Crisis by the International Planned Parenthood Federation described systemic problems that bar individuals and couples from access to reproductive health supplies such as contraception and condoms.

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