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

Youth

What’s Youth Got To Do With It? Young Men and Women Cannot Be Left Out of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Development Conversation

This piece was originally published at Women at the Center, and is cross-posted with permission. Half of the world’s population is under 30 and half of all new HIV infections are happening to people between the ages of 15 and … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Why Can’t These Women Get the Contraceptives They Need?

“They told me what I wanted was not there.” “They asked me to come back after one month.” “The injections, the pills, the implants…they had nothing.” In the video above, women around the world tell you—in their own words—the struggles … Continue Reading

Youth

State of the World Population Report: Invest in Youth, Start Now

We need to invest in youth; we need to invest in them early; and we need to start now. This was the message yesterday as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched their 2014 State of the World Population: The … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Advancing a Global Movement for Women and Girls

In Zambia, a woman seeking to prevent pregnancy might travel miles on foot just to find a clinic that offers contraceptives.  In rural Nebraska, another woman might go without birth control because the nearest low-cost clinic is three hours away … Continue Reading

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