Rank #1: How do contraceptive side effects affect women’s daily lives? A conversation with Aparna Jain
In the second installment of In-depth with the Evidence Project, Kate Gilles talks to Population Council Associate Aparna Jain about a recent study she and fellow Evidence Project colleagues conducted in Bangladesh on how contraceptive side effects impact women’s lives. Jain describes how side effects influence women’s daily work, family relationships, and religious life, and how those experiences may influence their future contraceptive choices. With a guest appearance from Dr. Ubaidur Rob, Population Council Country Director in Bangladesh, this insightful new episode highlights the importance of listening to women’s voices and helps think creatively about how to respond to women’s needs. Missed our first episode? Listen to it here!
Rank #2: Ben Bellows on strengthening provision of family planning through the public sector in Zambia
Ben Bellows In the first installment of the Evidence Project’s new podcast, In-depth with the Evidence Project, Ben Bellows talks about public sector provision of family planning in Zambia. Bellows talks about the first Scaling Up Family Planning project (led by Abt Associates, with funding from DFID) and how results from that project are informing government and donor efforts to increase demand for and supply of family planning through the public sector. This episode leave you wanting more? Check out episode 2!