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On 18th November 2021, Nigeria’s Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire, joined leaders from across the family planning and global health fields as they pledged major new commitments towards ensuring that every woman and girl across the world has access to life-saving family planning services.
The Nigerian government pledges;
1) To strengthen the integration of family planning into Nigeria’s socio-economic development frameworks, including universal health coverage.
2) To allocate a minimum of 1% of the National and State Health annual budgets to increase financing for family planning by 2030.
3) To deconstruct the social and gender norms hindering the agency, autonomy, and access to rights-based family planning of women and girls, as well as those impacting men, young people, and vulnerable populations