Out with 'family' planning, in with 'future' planning

The two words that have so long acted as the umbrella term for women's ability to choose the spacing and timing of their births are no longer serving young people. Devex spoke with women's health experts and youth advocates to find out whether "family planning" needs a language makeover.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.