Health takes a toll on lives of vulnerable people like women, girls and children in conflict and disaster affected areas. The conflict prone areas, suffer from a breakdown of health system, no medical facilities, non-availability of family planning methods, limited access to food and water, no medicine and disruption of all the routes of supply . Unavailability of family planning methods could lead to unwanted pregnancies among women. Executive director of the United Nations Population Fund, Babatunde Osotimehin said during an interview with the Associated Press at the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, May 28, 2013 UNFPA wants to help an estimated 22 million women gain access to family planning services in territories emerging from conflicts and natural disasters.
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation
News on Family Planning
This is a collection of news clippings from differnt newspapers on family planning and related issues