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Women In Zika-Affected Areas Need Access To Contraceptive Options, Experts Say

The Guardian: Global health leaders failing women in Zika-hit areas, experts warn
“Public health experts are warning that the failure of global health agencies to challenge political and religious resistance to contraception in Zika-affected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean is leading to a humanitarian crisis for women. … [F]amily planning experts say that women are merely being told to avoid pregnancy without being given the means to do so and that such advice is insufficient in the face of a global epidemic…” (Hodal, 11/14).

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