What challenges do people face in accessing family planning?
The Population Institute presents an animation on the barriers to family planning. Family planning is a cornerstone of gender equality and is critical to the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Yet, physical, educational, social, and legal barriers prevent millions of people globally from accessing quality family planning services every year. By identifying the barriers, evidence-based solutions can be implemented to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to rights-based family planning.
The Population Institute (PI) is a Washington-based non-profit. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and the planet by supporting policies and programs that promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). We educate policymakers, the media, and the general public about the essential importance of achieving gender equality and promoting SRHR; the personal, social, and economic benefits that arise from expanding access to family planning services and information; and the impacts of population dynamics on the environment, natural resources, biodiversity, hunger, and poverty.