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Elections and Policies Matter – November 2018 News Review

(For online email version, click here) The US midterm elections saw a “Blue Wave” of Democrats taking over the US House of Representatives and many state legislatures and governorships. How that will affect reproductive...

August 2018 News Review

Access to Contraception Guaranteeing accessing Contraceptive Commodities – condoms, implants, IUDs, or pills – is a complicated task with many variables. Funding, administrative approvals, supply chain management, provider and end-user training and counselling, communication...

July 2018 News Review

For full email version click here World Population Day Generates dialogue about Family Planning as a Human Right The theme of this year’s World Population Day was “Family Planning is a Human Right”, which “means...

May 2018 Monthly News Review

Online newsletter version available at: https://conta.cc/2Kt9OyD Anniversaries Good and Bad May marked the 50th anniversary of the declaration at the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights that “Family planning is a human right!”. Amid calls...

March 2018 Monthly News Review

Education and Male Involvement in Family Planning The first step towards effective family planning is comprehensive sex education so that girls and boys, women and men, are able to make informed decisions. A family...

February 2018 Monthly News Review

African debates As in debates in Ireland, Poland and the US among other countries, the tension between reform and tradition over increased access to sex education, contraception choice and safe abortion was evident across...

January 2018 Monthly News Review email and Sources

For the full Monthly email, click here Academic Contraceptive Use over Five Years After Receipt Or Denial of Abortion Services, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 12 Jan 2018 Modern Contraceptive Use Increasing in...

News Review – 12 January 2018 – Individual Action for Change

Individual Action for Change Two studies show the importance of reaching individuals with information and counseling. From the Guttmacher Institute: “Post-abortion contraception counseling has the potential to help non-users [of contraception] find methods that...

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