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Absent Without Leave

Our democratic presidential candidates could have provided the votes to restore funding to UNFPA, but instead, they were out campaigning.

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Playing Games With UNFPA Funds

Senate Democrats fight for global women’s health today by urging Bush to restore the long withheld funding for crucial family planning funds around the world.

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Despite Advances, Childbirth Isn’t Risk-Free

Childbirth is more dangerous than most Americans realize, but maternal health isn’t an issue in the 2008 election.

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Will Women and Girls Win the Election?

In her weekly column, Anika Rahman counts the days (447) until an election that could bring real change in maternal health for women and adolescent girls globally.

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Women’s Issues in the Presidential Campaigns?

Is it possible that having a woman as a serious contender for the Presidency replaces discussion of the issues particular to women, such as reproductive health care and the increasing feminization of HIV?

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Global Women’s Health in the Debate

Anika Rahman watched the YouTube/CNN Democratic debate this week hoping that the American public (or at least the YouTube watching public) would prompt discussion on women's health globally.

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The Mystery of the Disappearing UNFPA Funds

Every year Congress releases funds for crucial women’s health care programs globally. Every year President Bush withholds those funds. Americans for UNFPA asks: what will the next president do to help prevent the deaths of thousands of women worldwide?

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