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“Robust” is probably the word they’d use in diplomatic circles regarding some of the contributions to the Commission on Population Development last week. Particularly with regard to young people’s sexual and reproductive health.“It’s a fools’ paradise to believe that by ...
A few years ago at a book signing with fellow congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared an anecdote about the sometimes strange experience of being a woman in the still predominantly man's world known as Congress. She ...
Here are some lines you could use to persuade a partner to use a condom: She says, "I'm on the pill, don't worry." You say, "I trust you. But I want to protect both of us just in case." He ...
It’s a girl, a film being released this year, documents the practice of killing unwanted baby girls in South Asia. The trailer’s most chilling scene is one with an Indian woman who, unable to contain her laughter, confesses to having ...
A quick catch-up from around the world: IPPF Western Hemisphere's Regional Director Carmen Burroso has been busy with a comment article in the Tucson Sentinel. "Sex Drugs and Latin America". Sub-head: "More intimate matters than violence are critical to the ...
Induced abortion is a safe medical procedure when carried out by skilled practitioners in hygienic environments Liberalize abortion laws, ensure you have the professional health system to support safe abortion – and you can reduce deaths from abortion by 91% ...
In the 1990s, development experts in international organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, moved steadily toward a consensus that women would have to play a central role in society if debilitating poverty and all its attendant deprivations were to be significantly ...
IPU? It's the Inter-Parliamentary Union, and here's a resolution unanimously adopted by the 126th IPU Assembly in Kampala on April 5th. It doesn't have the catchiest of titles (“Access to health as a basic right: the role of Parliaments in ...
The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) and the Japanese Organisation for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP) have just been highly commended by the Chief Executive for Kwahu East District Assembly. Announcing the government’s intention to develop a district ...
Very very many happy returns to VERDEFAM (the Cape Verdean Association for the Protection of the Family). It's just celebrated its 17th anniversary with a number of events, which drew some very high profile speakers and guests. Foremost amongst these ...