NIGERIA Effective Family Planning And Male Involvement

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Engaging men in Family Planning (FP) has been found to directly influence the partner’s reproductive health choices, decision-making and behaviours.
While there have been few published evaluations of interventions that seek to address the promotion of male involvement in family planning, evidence indicates that most men in Nigeria have a positive attitude towards family planning but are faced with barriers to their participation.
However, if Nigeria is to achieve increase in the Modern Contraceptive Prevalence Rate, (MCPR) to 27 precent by 2020, there is need to seek ways to promote male participation in family planning.
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