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Growth in World contraceptive use stalling; 215 million women’s needs still unmet

In 1994, the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt, recognized reproductive health and family planning as fundamental human rights. Delegates committed to making voluntary family planning services universally available by 2015. Now just three years from that deadline, at least 215 million women want to prevent or delay pregnancy but are not […] … learn more→

HIV uncertainty pushes Malawians to want children earlier

People in Malawi who are uncertain about their HIV status are more eager to start families than those who are certain of their HIV status, according to researchers. \”In decision-making, what you know you don\’t know can be just as important as what you do know,\” said Jenny Trinitapoli, assistant professor of sociology, religious studies […] … learn more→