“Over 200 million women and girls in developing countries who want to delay, space or avoid becoming pregnant are not using effective methods of contraception.” Although access to services and costs of contraceptives are obstacles for many women, the major reasons women give for non-use are the fear of side effects and complications, infrequent sex, and opposition.

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In Thomas Friedman’s column under the New York Times Opinion, he describes his first encounter with the “virtual middle class” during a trip to India in his article, “The Virtual Middle Class Rises.”

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“A Healthy Investment: Linking Family Planning and Microfinance”, produced by FHI 360’s PROGRESS Project in partnership with the Network of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (NEED), demonstrates how a collaborative project in India is working to improve women’s access to family planning.

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