This presentation summarizes the results of a comparative study of the same title, that looked at the results of 47 family planning programs and 36 interviews. The results of the study breakdown five different strategies to improve how family planning programming can better address the contraceptive needs of men. Takeaways include men are too often overlooked in family planning programming and seen as a “problem” rather than as part of the solution.
This slide deck was presented at the 2016 IGWG Plenary by Karen Hardee, senior associate at the Population Council, and director of the Evidence Project, a USAID project to strengthen family planning/reproductive health programs through implementation science. Dr. Hardee has extensive global policy, research, and evaluation experience in family planning and reproductive health, population and development, HIV and AIDS, gender integration, human rights, and climate change.