The Private Sector: Key to Reaching Young People with Contraception

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As family planning stakeholders look to increase the use of modern contraceptive methods among young people aged 15–24, the private health sector presents a significant opportunity to expand access to this group. To prioritize investments in private sector strategies to reach youth, donors and governments need to understand which opportunities offer the greatest potential to reach additional young users of modern methods. This brief uses data from Family Planning 2020’s Core Indicator Estimates and Demographic and Health Surveys to model growth under a few potential scenarios.