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Leah H. Keller is the Senior Policy Editorial Assistant at the Guttmacher Institute. She provides research and editorial assistance for materials and projects that analyze legislative, regulatory and judicial actions on a range of sexual and reproductive health and rights policy issues at the federal level. Ms. Keller also provides editorial assistance to the Guttmacher Policy Review.
September 26 is World Contraception Day, and there is no better time to celebrate the importance of family planning in the lives of people around the world. In recent decades, there have been significant advancements in access and technology that have expanded individuals’ ability to make decisions about their own sexual and reproductive health. It is critical that advocates, policymakers, and other stakeholders work to maintain these hard-fought gains and drive new ones.
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