Dialogue: Faith and Family Planning: Working Together to Drive Progress Post-2020

Faith and Family Planning: Working Together to Drive Progress Post-2020

Co-hosted by FP2020, Faith to Action Network and World Vision

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 
8:00am – 1:00pm EST
1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington D.C, 20006

Religion plays an important role in many FP2020 priority countries, where faith leaders influence health-seeking behavior and faith-based organizations (FBOs) provide a notable share of healthcare information, services and supplies. With a growing awareness of FBOs’ role, FP2020 sought to identify best practices, inform its partners and help drive progress post-2020. FP2020 commissioned a

to summarize knowledge about how secular FP2020 partners can more effectively engage with the faith community and FBOs to help women achieve their fertility intentions and to improve healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy, including the voluntary use of modern contraceptive methods.

In an effort to move the conversation forward, FP2020 in collaboration with World Vision and the Faith to Action Network are hosting a dissemination meeting to:

  • Share lessons and recommendations for strengthening engagement of faith community in family planning
  • Discuss opportunities for fostering collaboration among FP and faith actors at the country and global levels to drive progress post-2020
  • Agree on priority actions for year 2020 and beyond

Agenda forthcoming.

For those joining virtually, please register here.