Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning, Maternal Health

Supporting Reproductive Health? It Just Adds Up.

Today, The Guttmacher Institute released its latest Adding It Up report, estimating the overall needs for sexual and reproductive health care worldwide and what it would cost to meet them. As the video above explains, there are now 225 million … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Maternal Health

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re all aware today is a day for giving thanks, and tomorrow and Monday are days for getting deals. But did you know that Tuesday is a day for giving back? Well, you do now. Next Tuesday, Dec. … Continue Reading

Maternal Health

Help Us Give Back to Moms on #GivingTuesday

Imagine getting the news that your sister, daughter or best friend died in childbirth—a birth she wanted and planned for. It might sound like something out of the past, but, sadly, this is still the reality for thousands of women … Continue Reading

Maternal Health

Rise in Maternal Mortality in the DRC Highlights the Changing Nature of Conflict

The Second Congo War in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officially ended in 2003. Yet even more women are dying from complications of pregnancy and childbirth now than they were then. New survey results reveal maternal mortality in the … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Maternal Health

We Could Save 47,000 Lives Every Year If We Fix This Problem

Each year, nearly 22 million unsafe abortions take place worldwide, and every 11 minutes, a woman dies from an unsafe abortion. Depressing? Absolutely. Inevitable? Not at all. This new video from Marie Stopes International (MSI) not only explains the risks … Continue Reading

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