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Views on Full Access to Family Planning

Alice, USA

“Full Access is knowing where to go to get the contraceptive and orientation you want when you want it in a way that speaks to you.”

Divye Kumari, India

“Full Access is to achieve all methods of contraceptive by all. Have all means poor and non-poor.”

Kefelegn Kurie, Ethiopia

“Full Access is access to information and service, affordability of service, and access to many options at clinics.”

Tigist Girma, Ethiopia

“Full Access is having the full right to use any kind of contraceptive.”

Dr. Namahawwa Madugu, Nigeria

“Full Access means breaking barriers to contraception!”

#FullAccess means breaking barriers to contraception! ~ Dr. Namahawwa Madugu, Nigeria #icfplive

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Jill Sheffield, Women Deliver

“Full Access is full method mix always available and easy accessibility.”

#FullAccess is full method mix always available & easy accessibility. @JillSheffield @WomenDeliver #icfplive

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Hi everyone! I recently earned my Master’s degree in International Development from The New School in New York City in May 2012. With a concentration in International Development and Global Health, I have worked behind the scenes as a Research Intern for the PBS documentary Half the Sky in addition to serving as the Research and Advocacy Intern for The Hunger Project. Globally, I have taught English to kindergartners in China, have researched clean water and HIV/AIDS in Kenya, and have gained first-hand experience understanding how migrants and refugees deal with public health issues in both Mexico and Thailand. I am especially interested in food security, nutrition and hunger and the role of women and girls in each of these issues. In my free time, I enjoy playing with my ever-so-fluffy Siberian Husky, eating delicious food, training for marathons and traveling. Follow me on Twitter @E_Epstein!

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