International Consortium for Emergency Contraception: Our Impact

{Photo Credit: Michael Paydos/MSH}While family planning was declared a human right 50 years ago, 59 million women and girls around the world still use traditional methods that are unreliable and may be unsafe.Photo Credit: Michael Paydos/MSH

Melissa Garcia is a Technical Advisor for the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, hosted by MSH.  This blog was originally posted on the website of the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, hosted by MSH  For this year’s World Population Day, our community celebrated and affirmed the right to family planning. On this day, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) also called attention to the many people around the world unable to realize this right.