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Access To Free Sanitary Pads Only Part Of Helping Girls Manage Periods, Researchers Say

NPR: The Problem With Free Menstrual Pads “…Several African countries, including Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia, have taken steps toward giving free sanitary pads to girls. … While menstrual health researchers say it’s encouraging that more countries are talking about periods at the highest levels of power, some question the motivations…”…

Blog Post Highlights Studies Examining Impact Of Climate On Reproductive, Maternal Health

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Climate Change and Women’s Health: New Studies Find Overlooked Links Antony Martel, an intern with the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center, discusses a study published in Nature on the impact of climate change on fertility…

Pakistan Should Invest In Reproductive Health Education To Avoid Overpopulation

New York Times: Pakistan, Let’s Talk About Sex Mohammed Hanif, author “…Pakistan’s population now exceeds 207 million, an increase of 57 percent since the last census in 1998. … Overpopulation will be a terrible strain on natural resources and state services. … Despite warnings about a population explosion, we still…

Nearly Half Of All Abortions Performed In Unsafe Conditions Worldwide; U.S. Global Health Funding Cuts Could Further Increase Health Risks For Women, Experts Say

CNN: Nearly half of all abortions each year worldwide are unsafe, study says “…A new study finds nearly half of all 55.7 million estimated abortions around the world each year between 2010 and 2014 were performed in an unsafe manner, putting women at risk for serious complications. The study, published…

Chile’s Constitutional Court Upholds Measure To Allow Abortion In Some Circumstances

Associated Press: Chile court rules in favor of abortion in some cases “Chile’s Constitutional Court on [August 21] upheld a measure that would end the country’s absolute ban on abortions. The court’s 6-4 vote accepted the constitutionality of a measure to legalize abortions when a woman’s life is in danger,…