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Out of the Darkness of Centuries: Book Review

Find out what REALLY WORKS in improving reproductive health and women’s empowerment around the world.

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Pedophilia Disguised as Marriage and Religion: One Case in Nigeria

Justifying his actions under the guise of religious tradition, a Nigerian Senator takes two child brides.  But child marriage is internationally recognized as a form of gender-based violence.

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Gender Based Violence: An Expanded Definition and a Pessimistic Assessment

We must expand the definition of gender based violence and be realistic about efforts to curtail let alone eradicate it.

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State of World Population 2009 by the U.N. Population Fund

Thoraya Obaid, executive director of the UN Population Fund about family planning: “There is no investment in development that costs so little and brings benefits that are so far-reaching and enormous”.

 

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Women’s Health Equals Global Health: A Radical Proposal

We need a peaceful, purposeful, stubborn and obstinate revolution.   

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Kristof and Wudunn

Pulitzer Prize winning authors Kristof and Wudunn put it all together in a new book, Half the Sky:Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. .

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World Population Day: The Centrality of Family Planning

Family planning has finally come to the forefront of worldwide discussions on  population, development, poverty, the environment, and peace.

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When the World Takes Care of Women, Women Take Care of the World

Can we all find common ground around improving maternal health in the United States and around the world?

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Susan Boyle and the Women and Girls of the World

Would that women had a VOICE like Susan’s!

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A Discouraging Reality Check

Our noble advocacy is not enough.

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