Connecting Contraception to Girls’ Lives and Aspirations in Southern Nigeria: The Case of 9ja Girls

Connecting Contraception to Girls’ Lives and Aspirations in Southern Nigeria: The Case of 9ja Girls

Led by PSI and implemented by SFH Nigeria, 9ja Girls works in partnership with A360 young leaders and across Nigeria’s public health facilities to support unmarried girls aged 15-19 to identify their dreams, and then understand the role contraception can play to take them one step closer to achieving their goals. This technical brief presents the case of 9ja Girls, offering lessons for similar ASRH programs seeking to design and implement scalable, sustainable, community-based programming with and for adolescents.

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Led by PSI and implemented by SFH Nigeria, 9ja Girls works in partnership with A360 young leaders and across Nigeria’s public health facilities to support unmarried girls aged 15-19 to identify their dreams, and then understand the role contraception can play to take them one step closer to achieving their goals. This technical brief presents the case of 9ja Girls, offering lessons for similar ASRH programs seeking to design and implement scalable, sustainable, community-based programming with and for adolescents.

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Author(s)

Melanie Punton, Emma Mulhern, Gabrielle Appleford

Website

https://www.psi.org/

Distribution License

Free