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Landmark Action on Midwifery

NEW DELHI — Midwifery practices in India got some much-needed attention at a recent regional workshop here organized by the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, and the International Confederation of Midwives.

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A Song for Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Their plan was to reach many people with a sensitive message – that maternal mortality in Cameroon needs to be tackled.

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‘Your Life, Your Rights, Your Contraception’

DAKAR, Senegal – The 2,400 experts, leaders and advocates attending the second International Conference on Family Planning here called for scaling up best practices to face the high demand for family planning that goes…

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A Look at How Ethnic Beliefs Affect Maternal and Child Health in Four Countries

Barriers to improving maternal and child health among ethnic minorities boil down to beliefs and practices that do not fit neatly into modern practices and services.

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Saying No: 16 Days Against Gender Violence

Milena left her husband seven years ago after enduring years of physical and emotional violence. She could not take the abuse any longer or the way the rest of her family ignored it and remained silent.

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Daring to Speak About HIV Prevention in Morocco and Egypt

Globally, the vast majority of people who are HIV-positive – 80 per cent – contracted the virus through unprotected sex – that is, by not using a male or a female condom. This raises a crucial question: Since condoms…

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Worldwide Focus on Family Planning Begins at West African Forum

DAKAR, Senegal The second International Conference on Family Planning opened yesterday in the capital here, aiming to draw on renewed political support and funding for family planning, as well as highlighting new…

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Young MPs Vow to Protect Reproductive Rights Back Home

KRABI, Thailand – The young Parliamentarians who gathered here recently at an international conference on sexual and reproductive health rights agreed to strengthen their work on these issues when they returned home.

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Griots Help Reduce Cutting in Guinea

GUINEA — The rite of female genital mutilation/cutting may be hard to end, but it is slowly happening in at least one corner of eastern Guinea, Guinée Forestière, in West Africa.

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