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When environmental crises hit homes, women suffer the most   

While environmental changes affect everyone, due to existing gender inequalities, women often bear the bulk of the burden. In patriarchal societies, cultural, legal and political restrictions often undermine women’s adaptability and resilience to climate change. Read more of this opinion piece at IPS News Service.

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Which images work? Best practices to build support for international family planning  

Pop quiz: What images come to mind when you hear the words “international family planning?” We asked that question of more than 200 Americans, and the results might surprise you.

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