As the date nears for the London Family Planning Summit more information is being spread through social media via summit partners about the importance of providing 220 million additional women in developing countries with the option of having greater control over when to have children, how many children to have, how long to space births, and whether they want children at all.
The summit will challenge developing nations to put greater efforts into providing widespread access to family planning and donors, NGOs, civil society, the private sector will be challenged to come up with a plan to support these developing countries.
Here are some tweets with key facts about family planning. Be sure to follow the #fpsummit hashtag for more information. And log onto www.londonfamilyplanningsummit.com on July 11 to watch a live stream of the summit.
Women Deliver (@WomenDeliver) July 06, 2012
DFID (@DFID_UK) July 08, 2012
(@EngenderHealth) July 08, 2012
Melinda Gates (@melindagates) July 06, 2012
Gates Foundation (@gatesfoundation) July 05, 2012
IPPF Global (@ippf) July 02, 2012
StateDeptPRM (@StatePRM) July 08, 2012
White RibbonAlliance (@WRAglobal) July 08, 2012
The Partnership (@PMNCH) July 08, 2012
SavetheChildren News (@SaveUKNews) July 08, 2012