A person’s choice for whether to use family planning and for which method to use will be influenced by their age and when or if they want to have children.
Women and men have equal responsibility to discuss and make choices together on having children and using family planning.
Delaying a first birth has many benefits for women, couples and families.
Young people need accurate reproductive health and family planning information to choose when they want to get pregnant.
“Pragati allowed us to speak freely. We were able to share our problems with each other…Hopscotch helps us address our past mistakes. Some of us left our studies to marry. In the village there is a trend of marrying early and conceiving early…I learned a lot from this game.”
“When my daughter becomes a teenager, I’ll teach her such things. Even after she gets married, I’ll tell her it’ll be better for her to finish her studies.”
RESHMA KHATRI, CHAMPION