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Safe Transportation Plays Role In Women, Girls’ Reproductive Health, Education

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Traffic and Sex on the Road to School
Talia Dubovi, associate director and senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, discusses how adequate and safe transport plays a role in women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and education, using Tanzania as an example. “…At the end of the day, the traffic-sex connection is an important reminder of the need to remain focused on the people who health programs are trying to reach, and to design initiatives that effectively mitigate the challenges they face on a daily basis — as well as the need for infrastructure and broader development programs to adequately address health and safety priorities…” (4/16).

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