Technical Resources from Secular Organizations

Here are some technical family planning resources from secular organizations to complement CCIH resources related to Christians and family planning.

20 Essential Resources on Social Norms and Family Planning from the Knowledge Success Program supported by USAID and implemented by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Family Planning 2030 |Family Planning 2030 (FP2030) is a global partnership that supports the rights of women and girls to decide, freely, and for themselves, whether, when, and how many children they want to have.

Family Planning Summits in London: 2012 and 2017 | The 2012 London Summit on Family Planning gathered commitments from many countries to providing access to FP services for women and girls with unmet need. A follow up summit was held in London in 2017.

Family Life Education: A Handbook for Adults Working with Youth from a Christian Perspective  | FHI 360 | 2013 | This handbook is an introductory resource for adults working with youth in a Christian context. It is adapted from the participant handbook used in a training with six workshops.

Family Planning Advocacy Toolkit | July 2013 | Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project at Johns Hopkins University | The toolkit contains information and tools to help advocates, donors, policy makers, champions, program managers and others share the message of the importance of family planning as a critical strategy in improving maternal and child health. CCIH’s primary contribution to the toolkit was the inclusion of resources to help advocates work with religious leaders and strengthen the capacity of those faith leaders to reach their communities with important messages on family planning.

High Impact Practices (HIPs) | HIPs are a set of evidence-based family planning practices vetted by experts against specific criteria and documented in an easy-to-use format. HIPs help programs focus resources for greatest impact.

Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University | IRH works with faith-based organizations in developing countries offering family planning services.

World Health Organization Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers| The handbook offers clinic-based health care professionals in developing countries the latest guidance on contraceptive methods. In 2018, the World Health Organization introduced an upgrade to the website hosting the handbook to improve access and availability on mobile devices.