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10 July 2018

Family planning is a human right

Family planning is not only a matter of human rights; it is also central to women’s empowerment, reducing poverty and achieving sustainable development. Yet, in developing regions, some 214 million women still lack safe...

9 July 2018

How family planning has had a liberating effect for a woman in rural Ethiopia

Hulunayehu Belay’s family of nine ekes out a living by farming a small plot of land at the edge of a mountain, supplemented by her husband’s small income earned as a priest. Thirteen years ago they made a significant...

5 July 2018

One-stop care centre helps women amid South Sudan’s epidemic of violence

Violence against women is epidemic in South Sudan. Ann*, 16, was kidnapped on her way home from school, then raped repeatedly during five days of captivity. Talia* was battered and tortured for years by her husband, who...

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