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Family Planning: For Women or For Population Control?

Access to family planning methods would be a great boon to women in other countries. But should it be considered as a way to stop global climate change?

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Arresting Pregnant Women is Bad for Babies: Kentucky Case Progresses and Advocates Speak Out

Tomorrow, the Kentucky Supreme Court will hear a case involving prosecution of a pregnant, drug-using woman. The case has broad implications for women’s rights in pregnancy and advocates for pregnant women are concerned.

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Roundup: Rick Warren Claims He’s Not “Political”

Rick Warren tells Meet the Press he doesn’t take “sides” in political debates; South Korea uses pro-natalist fears to restrict women’s access to abortion.

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Stupak: Aberration or Power Outage in the Pro-Choice Movement?

Progress on health reform legislation forces us to mobilize to prevent passage of the Stupak Amendment. But our next step must be to take stock of why and how we got here in the first place.

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Catholics, Evangelicals Pledge to Ignore Gay Rights and Abortion Laws

Human rights advocates stated that a pledge signed last Friday by religious leaders that they won’t abide by laws supporting gay marriage or abortion “perpetuates the fallacy that equality and religious liberty are incompatible and that civil rights are another burden on religious people.”

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Is Fear of Population Control Trumping Green Solutions?

Past “population control” efforts often trampled human rights. So talk about condom distribution as causes concern among liberals. Can we overcome history to create new solutions?

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ICPD: Refocusing on Comprehensive Reproductive Health

All women – whether living with HIV, married, young, transgender, poor, queer – experience their reproductive health in overlapping ways throughout their lives, and reproductive health programs and services should reflect this reality.

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ICPD + 15: Debating Health Care When It’s No Longer “Business as usual”

ICPD+15 is an opportunity to reflect on public health systems as core social institutions in the face of market failures and inadequacies, including corporate ineptitude in meeting the needs of ordinary people.

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Kristof and Wudunn

Pulitzer Prize winning authors Kristof and Wudunn put it all together in a new book, Half the Sky:Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. .

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Who Is Speaking At the WCF? Catholics for Choice Offers Bios

This week SIECUS is writing a series of live-blogs for RH Reality Check from the World Congress of Families in Amsterdam. Catholics for Choice, also attending the conference, has developed the following set of bios on Catholic participants in the conference program.

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