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Posts Tagged with ‘Birth control’

Janna, Women Deliver

World Contraception Day: Let’s Talk About Young People and Contraception

By Janna Oberdorf, Director of Communications and Outreach at Women Deliver Young people and contraception can be a tricky topic – for some reason, the idea that young people should have power ov...

Sonam, Global Voices

Is organized religion an impediment to fulfilling MDGs?

If only governments would take a second look at religion and see how it stands in the way of improving the lives of its marginalized populations, it has the potential to hasten the process to achievi...

Solomon, PIPED-Uganda

Accessing the Pill: Every woman counts

How do we ensure that women in developing countries can access the Pill? Let's work with local organizations, leaders, and health centers to help women. This is a crucial and challenging question...

Jon, Catholics for Choice

Catholics Call on Pope Benedict to reconsider Vatican’s ban on contraceptive pill

Though the FDA approved the Pill fifty years ago, the Catholic Church still has not done so. The Vatican should readdress its stance and support the contraceptive Pill. Fifty years ago, the US Food...

Patricia, independent

More than a right: the pill hits 50

Women who want access to contraception but are denied that right suffer illness, loss of quality of life, and even death. Let's ensure that all women have that right. I first met Zhazia while worki...

Bhumika, Freelancer

Fifty years of the Pill

It's been fifty years since the Pill was introduced in America. How far have we come since then--and how far do we still have to go? This year the revolutionary birth control pill will achieve a mi...

Mary, Co-Founder, All Our Lives

Access to contraception begins with questions on the ground

EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS BLOG-POST GOT THE MOST VOTES AND IS THEREFORE THE WINNING BLOG-POST! How do we best ensure modern contraceptive access for over 200 million women worldwide — the one in six wo...


Join the competition “Let’s talk about the Pill”

We, at Conversations for  a Better World, are happy to announce the competition "Let's talk about the Pill". This is a call for your best and brightest ideas. 5... 4...3... 2.... 1.... Ladies and...

Katja, UNFPA

How has the Pill changed your life?

Imagine a world without the Pill. It is difficult, but this is the reality for millions of women worldwide who lack access to reliable forms of contraception. Sometimes, I wonder where I and othe...

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