What is it?
This presentation, first delivered at the International Conference on Family Planning in November 2018, explores whether parental consent is a hindrance or catalyst to adolescent’s access to contraception in south western Nigeria.
How did we use it?
To share insights and generate discussion to answer these questions: Though they are intended to safeguard adolescent health, do parental consent forms actually support girl-centered, girl-powered AYSRH programming? Or do they serve as a barrier to adolescents’ access to SRH services?
Consider using it to:
See key takeaways based on program experience and results from A360’s 9ja Girls, including an inconsistency between the value and intent of parental consent forms.