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.
As he prepares to launch a son into a world facing global challenges and a population soon to reach 7 billion, one father provides reflection and advice on sustainablity.
The birth control pill helped redefine the dynamics of motherhood and transform the lives of women, men and their kids, both physically and socially.
When the recession hit in November, abortion and vasectomy rates rose significantly.