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High-Level Panel Takes Strong Stand for Health of Women, Girls

ICPD’s vision remains as relevant and urgent now as it was 19 years ago.

The High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development takes aim at violence and maternal mortality.

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The Global Commission on HIV and the Law and the Recent Namibia Court Ruling on Forced Sterilization

A judgment by the high court in Namibia in favor of three women who claimed they had been sterilized without their informed consent confirms the principle that in order for consent to be truly “informed,” it must be freely given and clearly understood.

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Women Won’t Wait to the G8

The 2007 G8 Summit will be held next week; real commitments on the issues of violence against women and the feminization of the AIDS epidemic from member nations of the G8 are long overdue.

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