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Agency aims to inform girls about contraception to promote development

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1122 (Published 18 February 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1122
  1. Sophie Arie
  1. 1London

The International Planned Parenthood Federation has produced a series of short films to highlight a growing consensus that sexual and reproductive choice for girls and young women is the key to progress in the developing world.

The six films, which show teenage girls in different regions making difficult choices about sex and pregnancy, are part of the federation’s Girls Decide project, which aims to give girls support and access to information and services in countries where society disapproves and governments fail to provide.

“These films show women who did not become the …

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