When it launched in 2011, the Ouagadougou Partnership set an audacious goal for 2020: Increase the number of women using modern contraceptives by at least 2.2 million in nine francophone West African countries. Fatimata Sy, director of the Partnership, reflects on its work.
This is the power of data and evidence. By shining a light on hidden, ignored or underestimated issues, they provide fuel to advocate for change, take informed action and measure the impact of these actions. This is the kind of power needed to end gender inequality by 2030.
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