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Response to Nancy Keenan in Salon: Let’s Set the Record Straight on Millennials and Abortion. Again

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It is time to put to rest the questioning about Millennials and whether they care about access to safe abortion care. It is time to get to work.

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ELECTION 2012: The Power of the Youth Vote

Kathy Willens/Associated Press

Yesterday, any doubt about the power of Millennials was laid to rest. Young people voted at record levels, representing 19 percent of the total voting public – the largest percentage ever, including in the 2008 presidential election.

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Roundup: Sex Education, Impending HHS Regulation and Changing Abortion Demographics

Response to a confusing critique of D.C.’s sex education curriculum; An interview with Judy Waxman on the eve of the impending HHS “conscience” regulation; Roundup of reporting on the new Guttmacher abortion demographics study.

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Global Climate Change: What Does it Mean for the World’s Women?

Just as climate change unequally impacts wealthy and low income countries, as well as the rich and poor within countries, it also disproportionately takes a toll on women.

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Taking On Population and Climate Change

There are many ways to frame the linkages between population and climate change — and the reproductive health community can make the connection in a way that promotes women’s rights and empowerment.

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Combating Global Warming Brings Population Back to the Agenda

In recent years, population has fallen off the international environment and development agenda. Could climate change refocus our attention on population growth?

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Should We Be Talking About Population and Climate Change?

If we don’t stay in the discussion on population and climate change and insist on family planning and reproductive health programs that respect individual rights, what solutions might emerge from people who are unaware about what can happen when population policies and programs are driven purely by demographic targets?

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Demographic Security and the CIA

CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden recently identified population growth as one of three top destabilizing trends currently facing the world.

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Complex Demographic Impact of HIV/AIDS

Despite the major effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on mortality and life expectancy, populations are continuing to grow even in the hardest-hit countries. With so much uncertainty about the number of people living with HIV/AIDS, the demographic impact is still incompletely understood.

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