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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 […]

MYANMAR-THAILAND: Dying for lack of reproductive healthcare

February 11, 2012

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Photo: Contributor/IRINDisadvantaged at birth BANGKOK, 10 February 2012 (IRIN) – Lack of access to reproductive health services in Myanmar has led to high rates of maternal deaths and unplanned pregnancies among the country’s displaced, migrant and refugee populations, say health experts. “There are huge unmet reproductive health needs for contraceptives, family planning, and access to […]

Mobile Phone Data Reveals Human Reproductive Strategies

February 1, 2012

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The pattern of calls and texts between humans reveals how women invest more heavily in their main relationship than men; and how this changes as they age. kfc 01/31/2012 Various studies have shown that the frequency of contact between individuals is a reliable indicator of the emotional link between them. So it should come as […]

Mobile Phone Data Reveals Human Reproductive Strategies

February 1, 2012

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The pattern of calls and texts between humans reveals how women invest more heavily in their main relationship than men; and how this changes as they age. kfc 01/31/2012 Various studies have shown that the frequency of contact between individuals is a reliable indicator of the emotional link between them. So it should come as […]

How Conservative Christian Anti-Choice Centers Are Plotting to Lure Women With Medical Services

August 19, 2011

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Many crisis pregnancy centers are converting into limited-service medical clinics. With Planned Parenthood under attack, will they be more of a draw for women? August 18, 2011 | There are between 2,500 and 4,000 crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) operating in the US, all devoted to preventing the women who walk through their doors from getting […]

How Conservative Christian Anti-Choice Centers Are Plotting to Lure Women With Medical Services

August 19, 2011

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Many crisis pregnancy centers are converting into limited-service medical clinics. With Planned Parenthood under attack, will they be more of a draw for women? August 18, 2011 | There are between 2,500 and 4,000 crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) operating in the US, all devoted to preventing the women who walk through their doors from getting […]

Politics and religion should have no influence on population policy

July 12, 2011

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Our choice to reproduce – or not – is a fundamental human right, and decision-makers must consider it in this context alone A baby lies on the scale of a weighing machine inside the maternity ward at a hospital in the Philippines. The European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development believes the choice to reproduce […]