FP2020: Catalyzing Collaboration 2017–2018 was prepared with the invaluable assistance of numerous organizations and individuals who are committed to expanding access to voluntary, rights-based family planning. This work would not be possible without the continued support of our core conveners: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the UK Department for International Development, the United Nations Population Fund, and the United States Agency for International Development. We also thank our host institution, the United Nations Foundation, for providing a supportive and hospitable home base.
As ever, we are indebted to Emily Sonneveldt and the entire Track20 team for their essential analysis and insight. The expert guidance of the members of the Performance Monitoring & Evidence Working Group is critical to FP2020 measurement efforts, and we thank them for their generous assistance in shaping this report. The Kaiser Family Foundation, Countdown 2030 Europe, and John Stover of Avenir Health also contributed invaluable data and analysis.
We are deeply grateful to the individuals who graciously provided their personal stories and insights for this report: Abdou Gado Mariama of the Young Ambassadors Network for Reproductive Health and Family Planning in Niger; Dr. Sathya Doraiswamy of UNFPA Bangladesh; David Johnson of the Margaret Pyke Trust, with the Population & Sustainability Network; Betsy McCallon of the White Ribbon Alliance; Rosemarie Muganda of PATH; Rev. Dr. Lydia Mwaniki of the All Africa Conference of Churches; Dr. Felix Sayinzoga of Rwanda; Jennifer Schlecht of FP2020; and Mitchell Warren of AVAC. We also thank Matthias Brucker and Peter K. Munene of the Faith to Action Network for their generous assistance in preparing the Family Planning and Faith chapter of this report.
FP2020: Catalyzing Collaboration 2017–2018 was written by Suzanne Scoggins and Jason Bremner, with individual sections authored by Emily Sonneveldt and Jessica Williamson of Track20, John Stover of Avenir Health, and Sesi Aliu and Martyn Smith of FP2020. Sesi Aliu supervised the design of graphics. Grace Alexander, Emma Anderson, Courtney Calardo, Yasmin Cespedes-Zaman, Emma Chadband, Isha Datta, Guillaume Debar, Madeleine Dimarco, Alison Gatto, Jordan Hatchet, Chonghee Hwang, Sandra Jordan, Mande Limbu, Amy Meng, Laura Raney, Eva Ros, Jennifer Schlecht, Kelli Schmitz, Jessica Schwartzman, Rudy Shaffer, Holley Stewart, Emily Sullivan, Tom Van Boven, Elise Walter, and Varina Winder provided essential research, analysis, fact-checking, brainstorming, and support. Beth Schlachter and Tamar Abrams oversaw the creation of the report.
Many thanks to Eighty2degrees and Ambica Prakash for creative direction, to Elly Kim for design and data visualization, to PanApps for digital design and development, to Cate Urban for digital site assistance, to Dual Graphics for printing, and to FleishmanHillard for media support.
FP2020 is a diverse, inclusive, and results-oriented partnership encompassing a range of stakeholders and experts with varying perspectives. As such, the views expressed and language used in the report do not necessarily reflect those of some members of the partnership.