Pakistan's family planning (FP) program remains more or less exclusively aimed at women, yet evidence from both international as well as programming from within Pakistan suggests that including men in FP could improve results. Given the large youth cohort entering reproductive life in Pakistan, there are compelling grounds for also including younger men and adolescent boys, especially those about to wed, within the country's reproductive health (RH) and FP strategies.
Khan, Kiren and Zeba Sathar. 2020. "Best Bets for Accelerating Family Planning in Pakistan: Inducting men, sharing responsibility," brief. Islamabad: Population Center Pakistan.
Maintaining the Momentum of the Family Planning Taskforce Recommendations in Pakistan