1 October 2012

A question of culture? Tackling the barriers that prevent adolescent girls from accessing family planning

Author: Simon Wright , Nicola Jones , Lakshmi Sundaram
Published by: ODI
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To mark International Day of the Girl Child, in this podcast, Simon Wright, Head of Child Survival at Save the Children, Nicola Jones, ODI Principal Research Fellow, and Lakshmi Sundaram, Global Coordinator of Girls not Brides, discuss girls' access to reproductive rights. They explore the importance of harmful social norms and how cultural practices that perpetuate gender inequalities and hinder girls’ access to reproductive rights should be tackled.