The human cost of not accelerating universal access to contraception and safe abortion is staggering. Today, there are still 225 million women in developing countries that want to use contraception but cannot do so, and this demand is only set to increase. Marie Stopes International’s (MSI) organisational strategy for 2015-2020, Scaling-Up Excellence, is our answer to meeting this growing demand as we seek to evolve our approach to delivering global impact.
Tens of thousands of women die every year as a result of complications related to unsafe abortion. In this report we outline the scale of the issue, why it matters, and what we're doing to address it.
In this report we share the impact our work had in 2015, and demonstrate – using examples from our partnership of 37 countries – how our team members are actively grappling with the challenges facing our sector.
In many country programs, MSI works with religious leaders to educate community members about family planning and the importance and availability of modern contraceptives.
Key facts about MSI-US, which represents Marie Stopes International in the United States.
The goal of the Youth Development Policy is “to improve the capacities and enable the aspirations of youth so that they can contribute to and benefit from more stable, democratic and prosperous communities and nations.”
USAID is providing valuable assistance to Madagascar by responding to its unmet need for contraception and reducing the maternal mortality rate.
Through a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Department for International Development (DFID) between August 2011 and January 2015, Marie Stopes Tanzania implemented a program to reach the most underserved rural and periurban women with short-term, long-term, and permanent contraceptive services.
Since 1992, Marie Stopes Madagascar has been working with national governmental and non-governmental partners to provide a full range of sexual and reproductive health services.
This paper shares programmatic experiences from Maries Stopes International’s voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) service delivery in Southern and East Africa.