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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...

News Review – 24 November 2017

  Family planning imperatives Simply put, “when a woman can control when she has children, she can control her future.” One article calls affordable maternity care and birth control “the foundation of a family’s...

News Review – 17 November 2017

#ThanksBirthControl Day There is so much for which to thank birth control, which came out in articles and social media on November 15. A study by the University of Michigan Institute of Healthcare Policy...

News Review – 10 November 2017

Population Council “Ideas that Changed the world” The week saw a celebration of the Population Council’s 65th anniversary, for which they released “10 Ideas the Changed the World.” Taking their lead, some of those...

News Review – 3 November 2017

Education, Education, Education Sex education programs can be the first steps towards greater usage of family planning methods throughout people’s lives. And families using those methods “are less likely to end up in poverty.”...

News Review – 27 October 2017

Child Marriage and Reproductive Rights A high-level meeting to accelerate action against child marriage in West and Central Africa convened in Senegal, to agree on tangible steps toward ending the practice for good. Per UNFPA,...

News Review – 13 October 2017

Girls Voices from across the reproductive justice world on the International Day of the Girl (or “Girl Child”) called for action, including the need to educate adolescent girls as the “key to tackling global...

News Review – 29 September 2017

A week of days… Contraception World Contraception Day gave a spotlight to efforts around the world to increase access, investment and understanding. The essential point: 214 million women have an unmet need for modern...

News Review – 22 September 2017

Gender Equality at the Center of Development Global health was a “central stage” at the UNGA, because, according to WHO D-G Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, “People are starting to realize that health is central....

News Review – 15 September 2017

Global trends, reports and movements As the world prepares for the UNGA, a number of relevant global reports were released to set the agenda. The Lancet launched a commission for the future of health...

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