News on Sexual & reproductive health

16 August 2007
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BELIZE CITY, Belize — Raymond Gentle (32) is the owner of a convenience store on Belize City’s infamous South Side. His narrow glance, gold-capped teeth, tattoos and baseball cap tilted to the side suggest he's not your... Read more
9 July 2007
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BANGKOK, Thailand—Jenjira Boonlom lies wearily on her bed in the post-partum ward of the Bangkhen district hospital, still weak from her Caesarean operation a week ago. Despite the pain, she feels blissful, appreciating... Read more
8 July 2007
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NEGLASARI VILLAGE, West Java, Indonesia — For years, villagers here didn’t realize that too many of their wives, daughters and mothers were dying needlessly. “People thought that deaths related to pregnancy and... Read more
1 August 2007
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OSUN STATE, Nigeria — From the shade of a small porch, Chief J.O. Aderibigbe rises to take the floor at this gathering of traditional birth attendants. Resplendent in his pink kaftan, he speaks emphatically in the local... Read more
10 August 2007
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QUITO, Ecuador — More women than ever are part of the job market in Latin America and the Caribbean – 33 million entered into the labour force between 1990 and 2004. However, their participation is limited by their... Read more
27 July 2007
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THAI BINH, Viet Nam – Representing different generations and occupations, Vinh, Hanh, Sinh and Toan form an unlikely, nervous group in the heat of a small waiting area at a health clinic in Viet Nam’s Red River Delta... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Darfur Women Fear Giving Birth at Night, Without Midwives to Help UNFPA Provides Emergency Supplies in Darfur for Basic Needs Violence Plagues Darfur... Read more
31 March 2008
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SAN PEDRO, Côte d’Ivoire – She ran away from her home in Nigeria after her husband died in an accident. And she refused to marry his younger brother as is the custom in her region. With no means to support her two boys... Read more
11 June 2007
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – When Stara Thomas’s parents christened her after her grandmother 29 years ago, they had no idea how prophetic that name would be. Today, Stara is a singing powerhouse known throughout Swahili-... Read more
27 April 2010
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CARMMA Theme Song Composed by Sierra Leone Women Artists NEW YORK — Beginning today, all medical treatment and medicines for pregnant women, lactating mothers and children under 5 will be provided free of charge in... Read more

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