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The Hidden Reality of Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean

In Latin America and the Caribbean, cancer is a rapidly growing and increasingly deadly epidemic.

In poor countries, cervical cancer is often the most common cancer-related death among women, or even the leading cause of death for women, period.

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What Innovations Are Helping HIV+ Women in the Dominican Republic?

PROFAMILIA in the Dominican Republic successfully links HIV testing and treatment and SRH services and becomes a model for the region.

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Sex, Reproduction, and the MDGs: Why Funding for Reproductive Health Care is Critical to Combatting Global Poverty

Improving access to sexual and reproductive health services is necessary to advance the Millennium Development Goals. At this critical moment, however, funding priorities for family planning are being shifted away from Latin America and the Caribbean, which may undermine the substantial gains that have been made in the region and overlook the tremendous need that still remains.

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Coming to Terms with Abortion Addiction

Mandy Van Deven interviews Irene Vilar about her book, Impossible Motherhood, and her self-described history as an "abortion addict."

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Infidelity and Feminism: Can Cheating Be A Feminist Choice?

In Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism, Lauren Rosewarne’s details her own personal struggles as a willing participant in an illicit relationship that resulted in another woman’s devastation, as well as her own. It is a political look at the motivations that fuel situations of betrayal and the justifications one provides oneself from the inside.

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Not All Trees Are Meant to Bear Fruit: Laura Scott on Living Childless by Choice

Laura Scott’s newly published Two is Enough: A Couple’s Guide to Living Childless by Choice is a qualitative look at what motivates couples to decide that their two-person families are already just the right size.

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Demanding the Right to Reproduce: Voluntary and Forced Sterilization in America

Rebecca Kluchin’s new book, Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980, explores a thirty year period of US history in which eugenic and neo-eugenic ideas were used to justify forced, coerced, and freely chosen sterilization.

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RH Reality Check Interviews: Donna Dickenson, Author of “Body Shopping”

“Body Shopping” author Donna Dickenson draws a connection between “beauty junkies” and bone thieves, and asks the reader to consider the consequences of transforming the human body into a sellable object.

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Citizen “Entrapment”: Lila Rose and 21st Century Stealth Pro-Life Activism

Lila Rose’s Live Action Films uses police quality undercover equipment to record a loosely scripted conversation in which Rose and her cohorts bait Planned Parenthood employees into violating the organization’s policies. Welcome to twenty-first century stealth pro-life activism.

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Controlling the Means of Reproduction: An Interview with Michelle Goldberg

In her new book “The Means of Reproduction,” Michelle Goldberg puts forth a convincing argument that women’s liberation worldwide is key to solving some of our most daunting problems.

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