#ICFPLive Daily Delivery | November 12-15, 2013

Beyond ICFP 2013: Let’s Keep the Focus on Youth


By Ward Cates, Joy Cunningham, and Kate Plourde, FHI 360

All girls deserve a happy, healthy and safe adolescence, and the attention being devoted to young people’s sexual and reproductive health needs at this year’s ICFP is a step toward helping them reach their full potential.

Girls’ Globe Reports Live from ICFP: Coverage Archive

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Four member of the Girls’ Globe team traveled to Addis Ababa to report live from the International Conference on Family Planning. Read through the entire archive of their blogs, videos and photos.

ICFP 2013 Reflections: Maternal & Child Health, Family Planning… and NTDs


By Chelsea Ducharme, Global Health Corps Fellow 2013-14

As a current Global Health Corps (GHC) fellow, I was fortunate to attend the 2013 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) last week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia…

Video: The Importance of Women Leaders in Family Planning – Ellen Starbird, USAID

Connected Health Workers Key to Improved Healthcare


While Addis Abeba gears itself up for the third International Conference on Family Planning, I find myself on the other side of the world, nearly 8400 kilometers away, in Recife, Brazil. As reproductive health policymakers, advocates and practitioners are gathering at the African Union in Ethiopia, some of us, who would like to clone ourselves to be there with you… Read the full post

Day Two of the ICFP and the Energy around Youth is Electric


With approximately 300 young people in attendance, the energy around youth sexual and reproductive health on day two of ICFP continues to be electric… Read the full post

Latin America’s Contraception Crisis


Early this year in El Salvador, the case of a 22 year old women named Beatriz caught international attention. In a perfect storm of complications, Beatriz suffered from lupus and kidney failure and found herself pregnant… Read the full post >>

Inspired by youth involvement: Kate Gilmore, UNFPA

#ICFPLive Crowdblog: Wednesday Plenary – Achieving Equity through Women in Leadership


Wednesday’s plenary featured distinguished female leaders who discussed the impact of powerful women on equity worldwide. Read the full crowdblog

Family planning leads to health, education and income


Through innovation, capacity building and empowerment, we can achieve the FP2020 goal of providing 120 million women with access to contraceptives. Explore the interactive website