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Why the International Climate Negotiations in Durban Matter for Women

Who bears the brunt of the increasingly steep costs of “global weirding” as the world’s weather goes haywire? Women and their children. And who may be the key to stopping global warming, and to helping communities around the world adapt to the damage that has already been done? Yes, women too.

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Get Real! What Makes Someone Good in Bed?

What does it mean to be good at sex? Or, better still, what things tend to make it most likely for people to have sexual lives, experiences and relationships they really enjoy?

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Believe It or Not: Global Leaders Mark World AIDS Day With No Mention of Youth

Last week I attended a World AIDS Day Event at the World Bank. Yet despite the fact that in many countries young people are at greatest risk of HIV and there are 3 billion people under 25 worldwide, not one expert mentioned youth.

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(VIDEO) Fighting HIV and AIDS in South Carolina

Known by most Americans for its gorgeous beaches and outstanding golf courses, South Carolina is unfortunately known to most public health professionals for its staggering rates of HIV and AIDS.

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Climate Change, Population Growth and Reproductive Health: It’s About More Than Reducing Emissions

As heads of state gather in NY and Pittsburgh this week to discuss our climate future, they should broaden their view beyond the technological fixes that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and remember the human face of climate change—a face that is frequently female, and in need of fundamental support that will enable her to take care of herself, her family, and our world.

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