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  1. Birth spacing ad from Pakistan

    TV ad encouraging spouses to talk to each other about birth spacing -- an important topic that's very difficult to talk about. Developed by USAID and PSI's network member Greenstar Social Marketing.


  2. PSI's Southern Africa Regional Platform Condom Social Marketing

    PSI has a new regional condom brand in Southern Africa. Check out this video describing how the new program works.


  3. Ingrid Alvarado

    Ingrid Idalia Montes Alvarado, a 44-year-old mother of seven from a poor neighborhood in Guatemala City, had tried just about every family planning method. She used condoms and different forms of hormonal short-term contraceptives, but she experienced side effects each time. And each time, Ingrid...

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  4. The Story of Barbra Pakamisa

    Barbra Pakamisa is a 23-year-old mother of three children from Mbare, Zimbabwe. Since it’s hard to provide for their children, Barbra and her husband decided to stop having kids. However, most contraceptive options were either too expensive or unavailable to her. Nearly 50 % of the total unmet need...


  5. The Story of Kono Cecile

    Meet Kono Cecile, a 38-year-old migrant farmer and mother of four. Since she finds it hard to provide for all of her children, after the birth of her last child, Kono decided she didn’t want to have any more right now. Kono was one of the 20% of married women of reproductive age in Cameroon who...


  6. The Story of Mariam Sangare

    Mariam Sangare, a 34-year-old from Mali, has already had 13 pregnancies, but only nine of her children have survived. She and her husband can’t afford to send any of their children to school, so after they had their last child, they decided to use family planning to prevent them from having more...


  7. Aggie Phiri

    You won’t find many hospitals in rural Zambia, but you will find women like Agnes Phiri Nkhunika. Aggie, for short, is a midwife for Society for Family Health (SFH), PSI's affiliate in Zambia. Her passion for improving women’s health takes her to the far reaches of Zambia’s eastern province. With...

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  8. Smart Pill for Smart Women in India

    In this advertisement for Smart Pill, an oral contraceptive for child spacing, two women realize that by using Smart Pill they can have a successful, happy family.


  9. In Her Own Words: The Story of Rose

    70% of the world's out-of-school youth are girls. In Tanzania, the story is no different - 3.1 million girls there are unable to attend school. Meet Rose, a woman who does not want her two young daughters to be a part of that statistic. Watch the slideshow to see how PSI is helping women like Rose...


  10. In Her Own Words: The Story of Faridah

    Meet Faridah, a mother of five, who moves from village to village in Uganda, tilling soil to make daily ends meet. In Uganda, women have an average of 6.3 children during their lifetime, and Faridah was one of the 41% of women in Uganda who have an unmet need for family planning. Watch the video to...


  11. PSI's Kate Roberts Interview Mabel van Oranje of The Elders

    Mabel van Oranje is CEO of The Elders, an independent group of eminent global leaders, brought together by Nelson Mandela, who offer their collective influence and experience to support peace building, help address major causes of human suffering and promote the shared interests of humanity. Ms....