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.
Opponents of birth control don’t just want to limit access in the U.S., they want to slash U.S. support for international family planning programs. It’s a perennial debate, and it’s about to start all over again
A recent opinion piece in The Guardian questions the contributions that girls and young women can make to economies when they delay childbirth. The author fails to understand the complexity of the “Girl Effect.”
After decades of conflict and human rights abuses, reproductive healthcare in eastern Burma is among the worst in the world.
It is time for a new discussion about “family size” and how it relates to our unprecedented environmental impacts, here in this country and around the world.