By using the peer-to-peer model, the Minnesota International Health Volunteers program avoids, or at least reduces, public health obstacles that arise when there’s a culture clash.
Concern for women’s rights among many conservatives extends only as far as it can be used against our enemies.
While here it has, generally, become a widely accepted emergency option, the BBC
reported today that in Kenya, the emergency pill—or e-pill, as it’s
called there—has caught on as many women’s favorite method of birth
control, “some even buying the pills in advance.”
Just months after the Pope denounced
condom use in Africa, Rwanda’s Deputy Speaker of Parliament Dr. Jean
Damascene Ntawukuriryayo said that the answer to his country’s high
fertility rate, paired with a 52 percent poverty rate, is helping his
people to drop the stigma attached to condoms.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the “Iron Lady” of Liberia, made a
visit to Jon Stewart’s show this week to promote her new book, This Child Will Be Great, a memoir about her life of abuse, imprisonment, and ultimately her role as the first female president in Africa.
The medical journal The Lancet and various Facebook groups respond to Pope’s irresponsible and incorrect comments about condom use in Africa.
A distinguished AIDS researcher backs the Pope’s comments that the AIDS epidemic is made worse by condom use. His logic and his motives are questionable.
The Daily Show and others respond to the Pope’s outrageous claim that condoms increase the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
In the interest of orthodoxy, the Church is neglecting its humanitarian responsibility, particularly in Africa and other places where it holds sway.
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