[Photos] Family Planning Kits from Ethiopia, Zambia, South Africa

[Photos] Family Planning Kits from Ethiopia, Zambia, South Africa


I have been fortunate to visit health posts and family planning clinics in a handful of countries. One of the things I always ask to see while visiting are family planning kits used for educational purposes for clients. Some of the kits have been fancy, others have been fairly rudimentary, but they all serve the same purpose: educating women about their options to space or prevent pregnancies.

Below are a few photos of family planning kits I have seen in Ethiopia, Zambia and South Africa. You can also check out a Marie Stopes clinic I visited this summer.

Family Planning - Ethiopia

Family Planning Kit – Ethiopia

Family Planning Kit

Family Planning Kit – Johannesburg, South Africa

Family Planning Kit - Zambia

Family Planning Kit – Lusaka, Zambia

And even though this isn’t  a family planning kit I loved seeing young teenage girls at the Fountain of Hope community center for street affected kids reminding each other about peer pressure, STIs, and pregnancy.

Fountain of Hope

 

Be sure to follow the following hashtags during this week’s International Conference on Family Planning: #FP2020,  #FullAccess#FamilyPlanning, and #ICFP2013.

Comments

  1. anotherjennifer says:

    So interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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