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Global Leaders Should Commit To Addressing Sexual, Reproductive Health Needs For Youth

The Guardian: ‘I didn’t know I could become pregnant after having sex for the first time’ Mary Wanjiku Mwangi, youth mentor for U-Tena “…In many countries, contraception is only available to married couples and information about sexual health does not reach the young people who need it most. Often, social…

Study Examines Increase In Nigeria’s Abortion Incidence

Guttmacher Institute: The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria This study, published in the December issue of the journal International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and conducted by researchers at the Guttmacher Institute and the University of Ibadan, “finds that 1.25 million abortions were performed in the country in 2012,…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Family Planning Efforts, Other Actions Needed To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: What Do We Need to Turn the Sustainable Development Goals’ Idealism Into Reality? Tewodros Melesse, director general of the International Planned Parenthood Federation “…[I]t will take an unprecedented, global joint effort if the ambition of the new [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] is to meet the needs of the…

China’s New Family Planning Policy Awaits Approval From Parliament

Reuters/Huffington Post: China On New Two-Child Policy: Not So Fast “China must continue to enforce its one-child policy until new rules allowing all couples to have two children go into effect, the top family planning body said. … The plan for the change must be approved by the rubber-stamp parliament…

Misconceptions, Stigma Among Young People Discourage Access To Sexual, Reproductive Health Services In Nigeria

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Stigma deters young people from accessing contraception in Nigeria Nnamdi Eseme, member of the Key Correspondents network, which is supported by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance “…Young people have unique experiences of stigma and discrimination and youth friendly services are essential to tackling issues around unwanted pregnancies and…

News Outlets Continue To Report On China’s Family Planning Policies

News outlets continue report on the announcement that China will drop its one-child policy and replace it with a two-child policy. Huffington Post: The 5 Biggest Questions About China’s New Two-Child Policy (Sheehan, 10/29). New York Times: In One-Child China, Second Children Often Live in Limbo (Buckley, 10/31). New York…

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