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Gag Me: Stop a Global Reproductive Health Disaster

May 23, 2012

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by Mindy TownsendMay 22, 2012 The opposition to abortion rights have become even more powerful in recent years. In 2011 alone, 69 anti-choice measures were passed in 26 states. While this is very bad news for women across the country, acceptance of this type of extreme morality policing has another victim: developing countries. Enter the […]

Melinda Gates Investing Billions In Contraception (Video)

May 10, 2012

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by Judy MollandMay 9, 2012 Just in time for Mothers’ Day, we are learning that Melinda Gates has decided to make birth control her signature issue. “My goal is to get this back on the global agenda,” she tells Newsweek. And she plans to use the Gates Foundation, worth almost $34 billion, to put her […]

When States Abuse Women

March 4, 2012

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By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOFPublished: March 3, 2012 HERE’S what a woman in Texas now faces if she seeks an abortion. Under a new law that took effect three weeks ago with the strong backing of Gov. Rick Perry, she first must typically endure an ultrasound probe inserted into her vagina. Then she listens to the […]

Food Insecurity Caused by Climate Change Affects Family Planning in Kenya

July 29, 2011

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by Dorah Nesoba 07/29/2011 by CIFOR NAIROBI, KENYA – It is early evening, and one of the fast food outlets in the South C Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is bustling with activity as hungry souls troop in one after the other. But Paul Mwangi, a taxi operator, says that no matter what he […]

Food Insecurity Caused by Climate Change Affects Family Planning in Kenya

July 29, 2011

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by Dorah Nesoba 07/29/2011 by CIFOR NAIROBI, KENYA – It is early evening, and one of the fast food outlets in the South C Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is bustling with activity as hungry souls troop in one after the other. But Paul Mwangi, a taxi operator, says that no matter what he […]