Family planning uptake in W. Pokot rising but culture still impeding progress

The low uptake has been blamed on low literacy levels and traditional cultural beliefs.

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What you need to know:

  • The low uptake has been blamed on low literacy levels and traditional cultural beliefs that hamper the efforts of women who desire to practise family planning.

Only three of every 10 women in West Pokot County use modern contraceptives for family planning, a new survey has shown.

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