We are all familiar with the age-old adage “knowledge is power,” but it rings especially true for very young adolescents (VYAs) as they enter puberty, a period of intense physical, emotional and social change. For youth in this age group of 10-14 years, providing accurate, clear and timely information about how their bodies are changing […]

Blog | A3 Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness | Gender Equality

On World Contraception Day this year, we’re reflecting on the expression ‘Knowledge is Power.’ When it comes to reproductive health, knowing your body and how it works is critical to making healthy choices. Today, we continue to see high rates of unplanned pregnancy around the world and here at home.

Blog | Family Planning

[Originally posted on UN Foundation’s Global Connection blog here] There’s a term that I came across often when traveling in Thailand – “same same… but different” – a term I found can also be used to describe the attendees of the IWG mHealth Sustainable Business Model Workshop held last month in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop, organized […]

Blog | Mobilizing technology for reproductive health