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When women have the power to make decisions about childbearing, the ripple effect is remarkable – bringing health, prosperity, enhanced human rights and a more sustainable future.

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Smart Aid for the World’s Poor  

Posting in the category of “things we never thought we’d hear from the Wall Street Journal” today, we came across this stunning piece (pdf) on effective aid strategies. Despite the very conservative editorial bent of the paper, the story rightly notes that universal access to reproductive health is among the most “phenomenal” (and we quote!)... Read more »

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Humanitarian Heroes  

Tomorrow we mark World Humanitarian Day, a commemoration of the events of the 19th August 2003, when 22 aid workers were killed in a bombing at the UN headquarters in Baghdad. It’s a day to commemorate all the brave souls who have lost their lives in humanitarian service, and to celebrate the spirit that inspires... Read more »

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