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Pelosi On Hillary 2016: “She’s Magnificent!”

More buzz for the potential first female president of the United States.

 

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Global Roundup: Indian Muslim Women Fight for Marriage Laws; Forced Sterilization in Uzbekistan

Weekly global repro roundup: Foreign Policy’s “Sex Issue” has hits and misses; Uzbek Government is accused of “sterilization quotas”; women and girls in UK still vulnerable to female genital cutting; Muslim women in India envision a new marriage law.

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The Flip Side of the Coin: GOP Attacks Access to Contraception for Poor Women Abroad

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

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Girls’ School for Politics Open Now

School has begun in earnest for us girls enrolled in the school of politics. So, girlfriends, sit-up straight and pay attention, for these past two school days and nights likely taught us more than we may learn during any other two anytime soon.

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(VIDEO) GOP War on Women Goes Global

The GOP war on women has gone global. Hidden within the Continuing Resolution (CR) passed by the House of Representatives are another set of drastic cuts and policy changes that would most severely affect women living in poverty and the children that depend on them. Cong. Russ Carnahan and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak out against these cuts.

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Morning Roundup: Does HIV Cure Lie in Stem Cell Transplants?

A man has no remaining trace of HIV after a stem cell transplant; PEPFAR agreements with South Africa; parenting consequence lessons in Texas; Australia’s adoption rate plummets.

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Clinton: Second Term as Secretary of State “Not Likely”

In an interview to air tonight at 8pm on the PBS show Tavis Smiley Reports (an hour before the President’s State of the Union address), Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton indicates she will not serve a second term.

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Reaching the Global Goal: Health and Rights for All

This afternoon, the world will be watching for a renewed U.S. commitment to reaching the goals of the ICPD Plan of Action. But after the speeches, commitments made must be turned into action.

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Hillary’s Challenge

Hillary Clinton is not our first female secretary of state, but she is our first explicitly feminist one.

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Roundup: New York Times Focuses on “Saving the World’s Women”

New York Times examines empowering the world’s women; Michele Bachman: “Keep your laws off my body!”; Operation Rescue lodges complaint over Carhart’s clinic.

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