family planning

State urges women to ignore family planning myths

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government has cautioned on myths and misconceptions surrounding contraceptive use in the country, saying it could reverse the gains […]

Misconceptions that reduce family planning uptake

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Doris Kathia  Many young people want to avoid pregnancy but aren’t using effective methods of contraception because of myths and […]

Why unmet family planning needs remain high

Reading Time: 2 minutes Doris Kathia        Negative attitudes towards the contraception and subsequent unplanned pregnancies is a major problem in Kenya.  […]

Why we went the natural family planning way

Reading Time: 5 minutes Couples that resorted to natural ways of spacing their children tell of their experience and what made them make that […]

How far apart should children be spaced?

Reading Time: 3 minutes For any couple, the question of when to have your next baby is, of course, a deeply personal decision and […]

State rejects Health Care Bill that seeks to legalise abortion

Reading Time: 3 minutes The government has rejected the Reproductive Health Care Bill sponsored by Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika that seeks to legalise abortion. […]

Pregnancy crisis as donors cut family planning funding

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya is facing a contraceptives shortage crisis following a warning by donors that funding is drying up. The international aid […]