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Ikorodu Women Recount The Benefits Of Family Planning

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Family planning is the best gift government has given to us; we are living a life without worries and fears, say women who are living in Ikorodu local government area, Lagos state.
At a field trip to Ita-Elewa Primary Healthcare Center, at Ikorodu, Lagos State, organised by Family Planning Media Advocacy Working Group in collaboration with Public Health Sustainability Advocacy Initiative, PHSAI, the women from Ikorodu Community who came out en mass to access family planning services, were enormously singing the praises of family planning.
One of the women is Mrs Basirat Bakare, a 34 year old married woman with three kids. To her, “What is the benefit of giving birth to children, without planning for them, without sending them to school? I have suffered a lot, I don’t want my children to suffer too. That is the reason I am using all my funds to give them the best.”
Read more at: leadership.ng/2019/08/20/ikorodu-women-recount-the-benefits-of-family-planning/