Posts Tagged: development

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Kindling family planning change in urban slums  

A profile of UHI’s innovative family planning programs for poor urban residents in India. Part of a four part series leading up to World Contraception Day this Friday, September 26.

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John Kerry’s Statements for Women’s Rights and Reproductive Healthcare  

A week ago the 20th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development took place and Secretary of State, John Kerry, made some very important remarks on the topic of Women’s rights and Reproductive Health:  “With the spacing of births, the women had more time to invest in their own futures. They started a… Read more »

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Congresswoman Karen Bass Rocks  

On September 5, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined the United Nations Foundation in Los Angeles for an event highlighting the importance of international family planning & reproductive health. First of all – that is very cool – it is great to hear the voices of women Congressional leaders, especially those who represent many communities of… Read more »

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Reproductive Health Services Need To Be Youth Friendly  

We came across a great piece on a neglected issue today: “Underage: Addressing Reproductive Health and HIV Needs in Married Adolescent Girls.”, Over 70 million girls under 18 are married in the developing world; 16 million of those girls will have given birth by the end of the year. In addition, of the two million… Read more »