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Corporate Social Responsibility for Family Planning

There is no better return on investment to reduce global poverty than increasing access to contraception, a 120-to-1 return. We are engaging with Indian corporations on the importance of investing in family planning—including dispelling myths and fears.

Project Date: 2016 - present
Funder: Advance Family Planning
Country: India
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New Video!

Family planning can truly make a difference in the lives of women, their families, and entire nations. When women choose to space their children’s births, they are at less risk of maternal death and their children will have better health and nutrition outcomes. What’s more–family planning is a good investment: every rupee spent on contraception has a 110% return in savings on pregnancy costs.

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What We Do

  • Develop a package of communications material using Advance Family Planning tools to highlight the importance of investing in family planning
  • Meet with corporate staff, corporate social responsibility managers, and board members to help design and implement workplace and community interventions focused on family planning
  • Share advocacy and communications messages with corporations about the importance of investing in family planning
  • Dispel myths and misconceptions about family planning and family planning programs among corporation staff

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