The payoff for getting into debates with today’s Catholic hierarchy seems pretty low.
Currently, more than 215 million women around the world want access to quality reproductive health care but don’t have it. Global investment in international reproductive health and voluntary family planning is one of the best ways to save maternal and infant lives, and build sustainable communities. But on a recent trip to Ethiopia, I saw firsthand how limited financial resources, inadequate systems and supply chains, and poor coordination often keep contraceptives from getting into the hands of those who desperately want and need them.
A vote by New Hampshire officials not to renew with Planned Parenthood has left thousands of women without no access to birth control and other primary reproductive health care. And as the statement of one councilor reveals, the real agenda is not (just) about abortion services, but to punish women for sex
Research came out today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating that GLBTQ young people are shockingly underserved, and facing health risks on every front. Will we continue to allow malevolent neglect to rule these young people’s lives?
While some had hoped this weekend’s meeting would build on recent comments about condoms from the pope, Vatican officials toed the line and emphasized chastity and behavior change.
The most dangerous place for an African-American child is not in the womb, but in hands of lawmakers and anti-abortion groups that fail to realize the critical importance of funding family planning medical services.
When it comes to young people and sexual health, Philadelphia has much to brag about, but also has an uphill struggle.
As an African-American female who has worked in public health for 20 years I am a little exhausted of the slow progress that the United States has made concerning health equity for minority populations.
After learning that 25 percent of all sixth graders West Philly reported having sex, the Philadelphia Public Health Department starts a condoms program for pre-teens.
Kenya could get condom manufacturing plant, Santorum announces exploratory committee, Indiana won’t require women to hear breast cancer lies before an abortion, and Philadelphia’s teen condom campaign causes controversy.