Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries: Examining Women’s Reasons for Not Using a Method. Guttmacher Institute, 2016
Adding It Up: Costs and Benefits of Meeting the Contraceptive Needs of Adolescents. Guttmacher Institute, 2016
Why Women Stop Using Contraceptives. FP2020, 2015
Unprotected Nation 2015. Family Planning Association, 2015
Comprehensive Spending Review: ‘Rock Solid’ Evidence for Saving NHS Money Ignored. United Kingdom Faculty of Public Health, 2015
Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2014. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2015
Time to Invest: Building the Case for Investment in Contraception. Marie Stopes International, 2015
Breaking Down the Barriers: The Need for Accountability and Integration. Family Planning Association, 2015
Adolescent Women’s Need For and Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Developing Countries. Guttmacher Institute, 2015
Government Response: Life Lessons: PSHE and SRE in Schools. UK Department for Education, 2015
Sexual Health, Human Rights and the Law. WHO, 2015
The Impact of Population, Health and Environment Projects. Population Reference Bureau, 2015
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. IPPF, 2015
Student Opinion Survey. National Union of Students, 2015
Life Lessons: PSHE and SRE in Schools. United Kingdom House of Commons Select Committee on Education, 2015
Breaking Ground: Treaty Monitoring Bodies on Reproductive Rights. Center for Reproductive Rights, 2015
Safeguarding Intimate Teenage Relationships. NSPCC, 2015
Adding It Up. UNFPA, 2014
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Universal Access Project, 2014
Vision 2020 Landmark Report. IPPF, 2014
Ensuring Human Rights in the Provision of Contraceptive Information and Services. WHO, 2014
Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival: 2014 Countdown to 2015 Decade Report (2000 – 2010). Countdown to 2015 Initiative, 2014
World Contraceptive Use, 2014. UNDESA, 2014
Family Planning 2020 Progress Report. Family Planning 2020, 2014
State of the World’s Mothers. Save the Children, 2014
Maternal Health – Annual Report 2014. UNFPA, 2014
Empowering People to Ensure a Sustainable Future for All. UNFPA, 2013
A Framework for Sexual Health Improvement in England. Department of Health, 2013
Tackling Teenage Pregnancy: Local Government’s New Public Health Role. Local Government Association, 2013
Commissioning Sexual Health Services and Interventions: Best Practice Guidance for Local Authorities. Department of Health, 2013
PHSE Consultation Report. Department for Education, 2013
The Social and Economic Benefits of Women’s Ability to Determine Whether and When to Have Children. Guttmacher Institute, 2013
Not Yet Good Enough: Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education in Schools. OFSTED, 2013
Abortion Education in the UK. Brook, 2013
Unprotected Nation. FPA / Brook, 2013
The World Abortion Policies Wall Chart. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2013
Sex, Choice and Control. Action Aid, 2012
People, Pathogens and Our Planet – Volume 2: The Economics of One Health. World Bank Group, 2012
The Morning After: A Cross-Party Inquiry into Unplanned Pregnancy. 2020Health, 2012
Sex, Lives and Commissioning (Summary). Advisory Group on Contraception, 2012
Every Woman’s Right: How Family Planning Saves Children’s Lives. Save the Children, 2012
Adding It Up. Guttmacher Institute / UNFPA, 2012
Healthy Women, Healthy Lives? APPG on Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK. FPA, 2012
Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children. WHO, 2012
Adolescent Health. Lancet, 2012
British ODA for Family Planning and Reproductive Health in sub-Saharan Africa. DSW, 2011
ARVs as HIV Prevention: A Tough Road to Wide Impact. Shelton J.D., 2011
Understanding Young People’s Rught to Decide. IPPF, 2011
The Rights to Contraceptive Information and Services for Women and Adolescents. UNFPA, 2011
Population Growth and the Global Health Workforce Crisis. CapacityPlus, 2011
Access For All. Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, 2011
Discriminatory Laws and Practices and Acts of Violence against Individuals Based on their Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2011
Manifesto for Motherhood Briefing Pack. Women & Children First, 2011
Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health. UN Special Rapporteur, 2011
Sex and Relationships Education – Survey of Young People. Brook, 2011
Sexual and Reproductive Health Framework. UNFPA, 2011
Funding Common Ground: Cost Estimates for International Reproductive Health. PAI, 2010
Innovating for Every Woman, Every Child. UN, 2010
Sex and Relationships Education Views from Teachers, Parents and Governors. NAHT, NCPTA, NGA, 2010
Adding It Up – The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Family Planning and Maternal and Newborn Health. UNFPA, 2009
Teachers’ Survey on Sex and Relationships Education. NCB, 2008
Young People’s Survey on Sex and Relationships Education. NCB, 2008
Women with an Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries and Their Reasons for Not Using a Method. Guttmacher Institute, 2007
Estimates of Maternal Mortality Worldwide Between 1990 and 2005: an Assessment of Available Data. Maternal Mortality Working Group, 2007
Are You Getting It?. United Kingdom Youth Parliament, 2007
Reproductive Health Issues in Nigeria: an Islamic Perspective. Pathfinder International, 2004
McFarlane, Deborah R. – Global Population and Reproductive Health 2015 Finally, an excerpt of a New Security Beat blog-post offers a preview of a new academically-oriented text titled “Global Population and Reproductive Health.” The author is the well-qualified Deborah R. McFarlane and from a glance, it seems likely there is a lot to like about her latest work.
Gueye, Abdou et al – Belief in Family Planning Myths at the Individual And Community Levels and Modern Contraceptive Use in Urban Africa 2015 Examines how misconceptions about family planning are a barrier to modern contraceptive use, and finds that community-level discussions may help to reduce myths and increase modern contraceptive use.
Jacobstein, Roy – The Kindest Cut: Global Need to Increase Vasectomy Availability 2015 Examines how family planning programmes in low-resource countries have notably expanded access to modern contraception.
Galati, A. – Onwards to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals 2015 While sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda, this paper examines the opportunities that exist to expand their presence at both the global and national levels.
Singh, S. and I Maddow-Zimet – Facility-Based Treatment for Medical Complications Resulting from Unsafe Pregnancy Termination in the Developing World 2015 An estimated seven million women were treated in the developing world for complications from unsafe pregnancy termination in 2012, a rate of 6.9 per 1000 women aged 15 – 44 years.
Sedgh, Gilda – Adolescent Pregnancy, Birth and Abortion Rates Across Countries
Despite some recent declines, teen pregnancy rates remain high in many countries.
Countdown 2015 Europe – Country Profiles
Funding by European countries for reproductive health and family planning.
Barot, Sneha – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights are Key to Global Development
Investments in sexual and reproductive health are necessary to reach global health and development goals.
Bellizzi, Sevario et al – Underuse of Modern Methods of Contraception
Almost all undesired pregnancies that occurred in 35 low- and middle-income countries studied could have been prevented with optimal use of modern methods of contraception.
Hammerschmiedt, Andrew – EU-Wide Family Planning Assistance Analysis
Provides an overview of key points regarding international family planning donations with a particular focus on the European Union.
Abrahams, Naeemah – Worldwide Prevalence of Non-Partner Sexual Violence: A Systematic Review
Sexual violence against women is common worldwide, with endemic levels seen in some areas.
Hardee, Karen et al – Voluntary, Human Rights-Based Family Planning: A Conceptual Framework
Presents a new conceptual framework designed to make human rights issues related to family planning practical.
Macdowall, Wendy – Lifetime Prevalence, Associated Factors, and Circumstances of Non-Volitional Sex in Women and Men in Britain
These data provide the first population prevalence estimates of nonvolitional sex in Britain.
Wellings, Kaye et al – The Prevalence of Unplanned Pregnancy and Associated Factors in Britain
Describes the prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and associated factors in a general population sample taken in Britain.
White, MP et al – Would You Be Happier Living in a Greener Urban Area?
Individuals have both lower mental distress and higher well-being when living in urban areas with more green space.
Alkema, Leontine et al – National, Regional and Global Rates and Trends in Contraceptive Prevalence and Unmet Need for Family Planning between 1990 and 2015 — a Systematic and Comprehensive Analysis
Estimates and projects indicators of contraceptive prevalence and unmet need for family planning from 1990 to 2015.
Kohler, Hans-Peter – Population
Discusses recent evidence about the benefits of family planning programmes.
Lancet – Family Planning Series
Series of papers on family planning.
Parsons, J. et al – Evaluation of a Community Pharmacy-Delivered Oral Contraception Service
Trained pharmacists were clinically competent and provided OC in community pharmacy according to a PGD. This service was accessed by the target population; young women using emergency hormonal contraception who had not previously used OC. Clients were largely very satisfied with the service.
Davey, Edmund – Mea Culpa?
Discusses the history of the position of the Catholic Church regarding family planning.
Randall, Eleanor – Family Planning Programmes Review
Reviews family planning programmes around the world.
Canning, David and T. Paul Schultz – The Economic Consequences of Reproductive Health and Family Planning
Explores the contribution of family planning to reducing poverty, illiteracy and gender inequality.
Cottingham, Jane, Adrienne Germain and Paul Hunt – Use of Human Rights to Meet the Unmet Need for Family Planning
Describes how human rights can help to shape laws, policies, programmes, and projects in relation to contraceptive information and services.
Bongaarts, John and Steven W. Sinding – Family Planning as an Economic Investment
A brief review of the evolution of the population policy environment over the past half-century.
Smith, Aimee F. – Unintended Conceptions in the UK
Reviews the prevalence, causes of, and solutions to, unintended conceptions in the UK.
Bongaarts, John and Steven W. Sinding – Population Policy in Transition in the Developing World
An overview of recent family planning policy changes in the developing world.
Ryerson, William – Unmet Need – Lack of Access or Lack of Cultural and Informational Support?
Opposes the view of those who subscribe to the “medical model” of solving the population problem is that additional family planning services will complete the job.
Temmerman, M. et al – A Call for Increased Investment in Family Planning
Calls for greater investment in family planning.
Dillard, Carter – Is There a ‘Right’ to Have Children? Summary and Key Abstracts
Explores conflicting rights and their basis in a resource constrained context.
Glasier A. et al – Sexual and Reproductive Health: a Matter of Life and Death 2007 Elucidates the risks associated with a lack of available family planning measures, education and advice, as well as poor sexual health.
Cleland, John, Stan Bernstein, Alex Ezeh, Anibal Faundes, Anna Glasier, and Jolene Innis – Family Planning: the Unfinished Agenda
This paper makes the case for incorporating family planning in development.
Willey, David and Jack Parsons – The Vatican Body Count
A study of the Holy See’s share of responsibility for excess mother & child deaths and other suffering.
Becker S. – Couples and Reproductive Health: A Review of Couple Studies 1996 Explores the benefits of a couple-orientated, rather than female-orientated, approach to sexual health.