Evidence and Advocacy Unlocking Resources for Family Planning in Nigeria

The policy environment for family planning in Nigeria has improved significantly in recent years, but insufficient funding has impeded contraceptive uptake. Recognizing the complexity of this challenge and the need for evidence-based project design, HP+ Nigeria conducted a qualitative assessment of the family planning policy and funding landscape nationally and in Bauchi, Sokoto, and Ebonyi states in 2016. This brief highlights key assessment findings with a focus on family planning financing, as well as next steps for addressing barriers to family planning under HP+.