What is Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)?

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Dr. Victoria Jennings, director of the Institute for Reproductive Health, was recognized with the Lifetime Contribution to Georgetown University Medical Center Award at the center’s ninth annual convocation on Thursday, November 17.

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Early adolescence is a critical transition period in young people’s lives. Yet this age group is often overlooked by youth-serving programs.

focus area | FAM Project | GREAT Project | Technical Assistance

Violence against women and violence against children in Uganda are recognized as significant public health concerns. Exposure to violence at home as a child can increase the likelihood of perpetrating or experiencing violence later in life. These two forms of violence share similar risk factors and often, but not always, co-occur at the household level. […]

Journal Article | REAL Fathers Initiative | Adolescents | Gender Equality

In the context of low resource settings—where visiting a health center to receive counseling may be out of reach for many women in remote areas—reliance on the collective learning of the community through a group learning approach can increase acceptance of and access to family planning. Different models of group learning have been studied for […]

Blog | FACT Project | Fertility Awareness | Family Planning

The FACT project’s PRAGATI intervention in Nepal works through existing social networks to easily diffuse fertility awareness information to individuals via a multi-level package of materials that seek to improve behaviors through service providers and community stakeholders.

Publication | FACT Project | Fertility Awareness

Studies conducted by IRH in numerous countries, and corroborated by Demographic and Health Surveys and other studies, have shown that few women, men, and adolescents really understand their fertility and the way in which their bodies work.

focus area | FAM Project | AWARENESS Project | Technical Assistance

CycleTel™ is an SMS-based mobile health (mHealth) product, and the first family planning method available directly to a woman via SMS in India. CycleTel was developed to transform how family planning is accessed and used by women.  साइकिलटेल (CycleTel) के बारे में अधिक जानकारी के लिए देखें cycletel.in.

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Religious leaders and faith based organizations (FBOs) have significant, sustained influence on the values and behaviors around healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies.

project | Family Planning

Welcome to the CycleBeads® Integration Guide, a resource for U.S.-based family planning programs who wish to integrate the Standard Days Method® (SDM), used with CycleBeads, into their services.

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