Research Shows Nigerian Youths Embrace Family Planning – NGO

Research Shows Nigerian Youths Embrace Family Planning – NGO

By Jesuwale Stephen
September 14, 2018

Country Director, Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), Effiom Nyong, says 19 per cent of Nigerian youths under 25 years accessed one modern Family Planning (FP) method or the other in 2017.

Effiom said this Abuja on Friday that five per cent of this youth were between 15 and 19 years.

Continued: https://www.concisenews.global/2018/09/14/research-shows-nigerian-youths-embrace-family-planning-ngo/

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Establish Youth Friendly Centres Dedicated To Providing Sexual And Reproductive Health Services – DevComs To Nigerian Govt.

Establish Youth Friendly Centres Dedicated To Providing Sexual And Reproductive Health Services – DevComs To Nigerian Govt.

11/07/2018
Posted by: Editor

A Nigeria based NGO, Development Communications Network (DevComs) has called for the establishment of Youth Friendly Centres dedicated to providing sexual and reproductive health services that meets the special needs of the target group.

“it is important to establish Youth Friendly Centres dedicated to providing sexual and reproductive health services that meets young people at their point of need rather than resorting to practices that endangers their lives,” says Akin Jimoh, programme Director of DevComs in a statement on the 2018 World Population Day.

Continued: https://www.africaprimenews.com/2018/07/11/news/establish-youth-friendly-centres-dedicated-to-providing-sexual-and-reproductive-health-services-devcoms-to-nigerian-govt/

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Global gag rule expected to hit safe abortion, contraceptive use in Nigeria

Global gag rule expected to hit safe abortion, contraceptive use in Nigeria
By Christin Roby
9 June 2017

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Marie Stopes International in Nigeria is bracing for a dramatic drop in funding, following United States President Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate the Mexico City Policy, or “global gag rule.”

MSI declined to sign onto the policy, which would require them to cut all services and information relating to abortion, and will therefore forfeit all funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Continued at source: Devex: https://www.devex.com/news/global-gag-rule-expected-to-hit-safe-abortion-contraceptive-use-in-nigeria-90417

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