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Pacific Humanitarian Partnership Meeting Highlights Efforts To Reduce Morbidity, Mortality Among Women, Children In Disaster-Prone Region

U.N. News Centre: Health and safety of women and children in disaster-prone areas ‘must be a priority,’ says U.N. relief wing “Disaster response specialists, including from the United Nations and other organizations, gathered in Suva, Fiji, this week for the annual Pacific Humanitarian Partnership meeting, where the focus has been…

Data On Women Critical For Achieving Hunger, Gender Equality SDGs

Huffington Post: Emerging from the Field: Women and the Global Fight Against Hunger Asma Lateef, director of the Bread for the World Institute “In attempting to understand the conditions in which women around the world live, we have come to realize that much of the information about women simply is…

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…

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…

Vasectomy Should Be Routinely Available, Accessible In Low-Income Countries

The Lancet: The kindest cut: global need to increase vasectomy availability Roy Jacobstein, senior medical adviser at IntraHealth International “…Although vasectomy is simpler to perform, less invasive, safer, and more cost effective than female sterilization, less than one in 11 users of permanent methods in developing regions relies on vasectomy.…

No Government Should Interfere With Women’s Reproductive Rights; U.S. Should Continue To Invest In Family Planning, Reproductive Health Programs

TIME: The End of China’s One-Child Policy Isn’t Enough Latanya Mapp Frett, executive director of Planned Parenthood Global “…Until China promotes a fully rights-based, voluntary family planning program, it is supporting the continued oppression of Chinese families through coercive reproductive policies. No government and no politician should interfere with the…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 275 of the “Global Fund Observer.” “This issue is devoted exclusively to articles on issues discussed at the Global Fund Board meeting held in Geneva on 16-17 November…” (11/18).

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