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Friederike

Zanzibar National Youth Conference 25-26 October: Whose responsibility is development?

Who is responsible if the opportunities for young people to participate are limited; if perfectly capable and eager young people are unemployed and unable to support themselves and their families; and...

Jill, Women Deliver

World Contraception Day: Family Planning is More Than Smart Economics

By: Jill Sheffield, President of Women Deliver and Elisabeth van der Steenhoven, Director of WO=MEN, a network of organizations promoting gender equality in the Netherlands In just a few weeks, th...

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...

Daniel

Do we neglect male sexual and reproductive health?

Maternal mortality, gender based violence, lack of contraception, female genital mutilation and other issues are urgent for many girls and women around the world. There is no doubt these issues have t...

Aiman

Snapshots from my life in Kyrgyzstan

It’s not easy to explain why I decided to tell you my story. I was 8 when my parents divorced, and it seems to me that at that moment, I first realized that life can be cruel. My grandmother took ca...

Aysel

What is better – prevention or cure?

Are you a young person interested in global issues? Do you have solutions for the present-day global challenges and moreover, a clear vision of how to make a world a better place to live? Then Convers...

Aida

We can solve our own problems

How can young people in Kazakhstan speak up for themselves and create change? Watch my video and let me know what you think. Today in my region, young people face a lot of problems and challenges, ...

Nikki

Let’s Talk About Sex – Because Lives Are on the Line

What does it take to create and sustain a sexually healthy nation?  That's one of the main questions asked in "Let's Talk About Sex," a new film premiering in the U.S. on TLC this April 9th. ...

Brooke

Conflict about reproductive health and gender roles leaves youth unprepared to make choices

A strong, independent young woman is walking across her university campus. As she passes the familiar buildings and people, her mind is racing over her new discovery. Already she is defying the tradit...

Diana, Northern Uganda Malaria AIDS & Tuberculosis Program (NUMAT)

Many hands: how to reach HIV positive youth

HIV positive youth encounter profound and varied challenges. We say we want to help, yet we continually let them down when we don't provide the services they need. It's a growing problem without a sin...

Diana, Northern Uganda Malaria AIDS & Tuberculosis Program (NUMAT)

Many hands: how to reach HIV positive youth

HIV positive youth encounter profound and varied challenges. We say we want to help, yet we continually let them down when we don't provide the services they need. It's a growing problem without a sin...

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...

Jane, 34 Million Friends of UNF

Reflections on the Pill and gender equality

Gender equality is our only way forward.  To make it a reality, ensuring access to contraception is vital. I was to marry Jay Roberts on August 14, 1965. I was 24. My periods were regular so I fig...

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...

Howard, UNFPA

Increasing trend of U.S. mothers dying during pregnancy

Though it's important to reduce maternal mortality worldwide, let's not forget to address the needs of mothers in the U.S. The Lancet recently released news that the global maternal mortality has d...

Ida, UNFPA

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...

Mary, Co-Founder, All Our Lives

It affects us all: Maternal healthcare

Though many politicians in the U.S. believe that maternal healthcare is unnecessary, maternal healthcare should be universal and guaranteed for every woman. Last year, the US debate over health ref...

Claire, Ashoka

Do men belong in the maternal health movement?

Though many mistakenly believe maternal health to only be an issue pertaining to women, it's an issue that society as a whole needs to address. When we talk about maternal health, it’s easy to ca...

John, Global Voices

Bridging the information gap on sexuality in India

Though young people in India are more educated and empowered than in the past, there is still a lack of information related to sexual and reproductive health. More and more people are using technology...

Elisa, Designmatters atArtCenter

3 art videos that make you think

Art and policy joined forces as the Art Center College of Design launched a campaign  to spread awareness. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPR82Vvgve8[/youtube] As a community of visual...

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