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International Family Planning

Amanda Terkel

Global Family Planning Funding Threatened By GOP Budget Cuts | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans continue to push for sweeping cuts amidst federal budget talks, women's rights advocates worry the threat to internation...

The Fight to Save Family Planning

Robert Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Walker

In a world beset by a growing tide of hunger, severe poverty, and social unrest, does it really make sense to cut international family planning assistance? Of course not.

Important Progress, But Also New Challenges, in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Sharon L. Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sharon L. Camp

Fewer people worldwide are getting infected with HIV than 10 years ago, and those who have already contracted the virus are living longer, according t...

Hope for Uganda's Women

Karl Hofmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karl Hofmann

Rakai is known as the first place in Uganda where HIB was found. It is also, unfortunately, at the forefront of another battle in the war against poverty and disease.

Haiti Relief Efforts Cannot Afford to Overlook Reproductive Health Needs

Sharon L. Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sharon L. Camp

During this time of displacement, the health and lives of Haiti's women and girls are threatened by severe living conditions, including the virtual absence of reproductive health services.

Abortion & Catholicism: Can't You Find Something Better To Do?

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Cavallucci

Forcing a woman who's been victimized by rape or incest to carry a child to term demonstrates Catholicism's blatant disrespect for the plight of women.