Access to family planning information, supplies and services is essential to women’s health, to gender equality, to human rights—and to sustainable global development. When women and girls can decide freely the number and spacing of their children, if any, they are more likely to finish education, participate in paid employment and they have better health outcomes. But 225 million women in developing countries who wish to avoid pregnancy lack the family planning information, supplies and services they need. Find out more in this video.
Joining the Dots was produced by the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA), Ireland’s leading sexual health charity.
Illustration: Shadowschaser for Fine Acts