A gender and family planning advocate, Halima Shariff, concedes saying that we cannot simply let these young souls ‘wonder in the cold’ without any support as this will only sustain the poverty cycle and deny the country of a human resource that could contribute to national development.
TPAPD Chair Hon. Mary Mwanjelwa and Secretary General, Hon Sebastian Kapufi made special appeals to parliamentarians to ensure that family planning remains at the centre of development planning.
Family planning advocates around the world have been working tirelessly to accelerate the momentum towards attaining the July 11th 2012 family planning goal.
May 5th every year, midwives around the world mark the International Day of Midwives. This day is aimed at rallying support and recognition of the noble task of this cadre of health providers in delivering midwifery services towards promoting the health of mothers and infants.
They are young, innocent and ill-informed about sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues especially about how to avoid early pregnancy.
Budget trend for family planning As members of parliament get ready for the 2017/18 budget session, advocates for family planning are pleading for a higher