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WHO Contraception Guidance Released Ahead Of International Women’s Day

News outlets report on the WHO’s release of new guidance on access to contraception and family planning services.

U.N. News Centre: U.N. health agency issues guidance on access to contraceptive information, services
“With preparations under way to mark International Women’s Day this Saturday, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) [Thursday] released a set of recommendations for countries to ensure that women, girls and couples have access to the tools needed to avoid unwanted pregnancies, thereby improving health and allowing for better family planning…” (3/6).

VOA News: WHO Issues New Contraception Guidelines
“The World Health Organization says human rights must be respected and protected when women seek contraception services. The WHO has issued new guidelines for policymakers and health care providers in conjunction with International Women’s Day on March 8…” (DeCapua, 3/6).