The right to contraception is universal, writes Megan Elliot, vice president, strategy and development of Marie Stopes International. In this op-ed, Elliot discusses the challenges in securing financial resources for young people who want to control their fertility.

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  • Megan Elliott

    As vice president for strategy and development, Megan Elliott is responsible for advancing strategic engagement and new program development across the global partnership. She brings over 10 years of experience in designing and implementing complex service delivery and social marketing programs for health in Africa and Asia. She has held multiple strategic, programmatic and technical management roles including long-term field positions in Uganda and Tanzania, and headquarters roles in Paris, Washington, D.C., and London. She has extensive experience developing collaborative relationships with bilateral and multilateral institutional donors, private companies, host country governments and private foundations.