Strengthening the position of women, reducing infant mortality, improving the health of mothers – these are elementary objectives of the United Nations formulated within the framework of the Millennium Development Goals.
In our agreements with our cooperation partners, Bayer makes sure that people from poorer countries can also access a broad range of family-planning methods. The company is active in more than 130 countries, giving people access to a wide range of family-planning methods, regardless of income.
Together with the German Foundation for World Population (DSW), we have launched a unique educational program for young teenagers under the age of 15 in Uganda. The aim of 'Youth2Youth' is to encourage responsible behavior in the target group. The underlying idea is that the information that young people receive comes from their peers, is adapted to local conditions, and is supported by a 'Youth Truck'.
Read more about our Family Planning Program.