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A Grim Reality: The Reproductive Health of Married Girls

One out of every three girls in developing countries is married before the age of 18, and one in nine is married before age 15. In addition to falling victim to early marriage, these girls are typically from rural areas … Continue reading »

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Global Gag Rule Media Kit

The Global Gag Rule is a U.S. health policy that prohibited funding to foreign aid organizations that provided abortion services. The Gag Rule was first imposed by the Reagan administration in 1984. It was rescinded in 1993 by President Clinton, … Continue reading »

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Media Kit: New IPCC Report Recognizes Family Planning Among Social Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation

For the first time ever, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recognized the social dimensions of climate change adaptation. Working Group II’s contribution to the fifth assessment (AR5) Report, “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability,” highlights population dynamics and the important role that … Continue reading »

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The Opportunity Fund for Family Planning Advocacy

Is it time to allow community health workers to provide injectables? Or to expand adolescents’ access to family planning information, services and supplies? Is there growing political support for increasing the family planning budget? The Fund is in search of … Continue reading »

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