World Contraceptive Day 26 September

World Contraception Day 26 September

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10:00 - 11:30

Bygdøy Allè 2 Oslo

Universal access to family planning – What does it take to leave no one behind?

The evidence is clear: Contraceptive use and family planning saves lives. Yet, many of the poorest and most marginalised women and girls are left behind during one of the most successful advances in public health in the past half century. With over 60 years of progress, around 214 million women and girls globally still have an unmet need for family planning, and estimates show that we need an additional USD 548 million to meet this need. Sustainable Development Goal 3 have set the target of reaching universal access to family planning by 2030. How can we get there? What roles can donors, governments and other actors play? What does it take for a future with universal access to family planning?

Norad and Sex og Politikk welcomes you to take part in discussing these issues at world contraceptive day.



Welcome by Norad, Director General, Jon Lomøy

Presentations by

– International Planned Parenthood (IPPF) – launching the new report “Under-served and Over-looked”, and Santos Simione, Director of AMODEFA family Planning Association Mozambique (IPPF)

– Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Secretary Tone Skogen (tbc)

– UNFPA, Director Nordic Office, Pernille Fenger

– Orchid Project, Executive Director, Julia Lalla-Maharajh

Panel discussion and questions from the audience led by Berit Austveg, physician and expert in sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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