Youth Tackle Sex Taboos in Senegal

A drive to raise awareness, increase stocks of contraceptives, and provide youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services has led to a rapid rise in the number of women and girls on birth control, reports Kieran Guilbert for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.



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    West and Central Africa has one of the world's lowest rates of contraceptive use among women and teenage girls, who often lack knowledge about their options, struggle to access health centres, and ... see more »

Midwife Fatim Fall speaks at a health centre in Dahra, Senegal on September 29, 2017.