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From Herbs to Contraceptives

From Herbs to Contraceptives
Shupi Siliko, 23, from Efelemu Village, Group Village Head Jombo ,Traditional Authority Ngabu in Chikwawa District, has stopped using herbs and switched to modern family planning (FP) methods. Her husband, Raphael, recalls that Siliko, like many other women in the village, used to take local herbs for contraceptives. “However, the method was not as effective and my wife could still conceive,” Raphael narrates. So , one day Shpi Siliko attended a workshop on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV and Aids and gender-based violence (GBV), courtesy of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AG...
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