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Opinion Piece Outlines 4 Strategies To End Mistreatment Of Women During Childbirth

The Hill: 4 ways to end the abuse of women during childbirth Ifeanyi M. Nsofor, CEO of EpiAFRIC, director of policy and advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch, and 2019 Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University “…[According to the findings of a new study published by The Lancet,…

Opinion Piece Says Smaller Family Size Would Help Combat Climate Change

Newsweek: This Controversial Way To Combat Climate Change Might Be The Most Effective | Opinion Michael Shank, sustainable development instructor at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs and communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance “Given the climate inaction among national governments — from America and Australia to Brazil and…

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AFP: Garbage crisis brings cholera to Yemen’s historic Taez (11/5). Al Jazeera: In Zimbabwe, power outages force women to deliver by candlelight (Matiashe, 11/5). BBC: UAE prisoners denied HIV treatment — Human Rights Watch (11/4). BBC: Violence against women: ‘Day of the dead women’ protest in Mexico City (11/4). Devex:…

Family Planning Can Play Vital Role In Addressing Climate Change, Opinion Piece Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: OPINION: Why family planning is key to climate adaptation Bridget Kelly, research associate with the Population Institute “The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for ‘ambitious and effective adaption for sustainable development’ in its new report on the inevitable changes to the oceans and terrestrial water systems…

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Devex: Colombia preparing for prolonged response to Venezuela crisis (Welsh, 9/30). Foreign Policy: Endless Conflict in Afghanistan Is Driving a Mental Health Crisis (Azad, 9/27). The Guardian: Nigeria warned it risks humanitarian disaster by expelling charities (Wintour, 9/29). Health Policy Watch: Universal Health Coverage Requires More Policy-Relevant Research (Ren, 9/26).…

Blogs, Statements, Report Address Aspects Of COVID-19

Amnesty International: The devastating effects of COVID-19 on maternal health in Zimbabwe Vongai Chikwanda, Amnesty International campaigner for Southern Africa (4/29). Atlantic Council: U.S.-E.U. tensions set to escalate over Iran’s coronavirus crisis Giorgio Cafiero, CEO of Gulf State Analytics, and Maysam Behravesh, political analyst at Gulf State Analytics (4/29). Atlantic…

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