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November 23, 2015

Mali: The Shape of Things to Come?

November 23, 2015 — Mali: The Shape of Things to Come? See original/source content: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-walker/mali-the-shape-of-things_b_8616986.html Political extremism and terror do not arise in a vacuum. They feed on human suffering and stagnant hopes. Examine Mali closely, because the conditions which have given rise to conflict and terrorism there are...

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November 20, 2015

By George, He Still Doesn’t Get It: Monbiot Misleads on Population (Again)

November 20, 2015 — There’s a population crisis all right. But probably not the one you think See: The Guardian This column is about the population crisis. About the breeding that’s laying waste to the world’s living systems. But it’s probably not the population crisis you’re thinking of....

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November 19, 2015

A growing number of governments are seeking to raise birth rates

November 19, 2015 — Analysis: More Countries Want More Babies See original/source content: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/11/analysis-more-countries-want-more-babies/ NEW YORK, Nov 17 2015 (IPS) – Concerned with the consequences of demographic decline and population ageing, especially with respect to economic growth, national defence and pensions and health care for the elderly, a growing number...

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November 18, 2015

In Ghana, It Now Appears the Total Fertility Rate is Rising

November 18, 2015 — Improving Family Planning uptake in Ghana See original/source content: http://graphic.com.gh/news/health/53504-improving-family-planning-uptake-in-ghana.html Stakeholders working to promote Family Planning (FP) in Ghana have made several recommendations to strengthen ongoing efforts at influencing increased FP uptake in the country. The recommendations include broad strategies that are expected to reinforce...

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November 17, 2015

Family planning: It’s time to invest

November 17, 2015 — Family planning: It’s time to invest See original/source content: https://www.devex.com/news/family-planning-it-s-time-to-invest-87267 When the International Conference on Family Planning - scheduled to take place in Indonesia this week – was postponed by the eruption of Mount Rinjani and a subsequent ash cloud, the news was met first with disappointment,...

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November 16, 2015

Good, But Needs Improvement: “Family Planning 2020″ Issues Report Card

November 16, 2015 — Unprecedented Number of Women, Girls Using Modern Contraceptives in World’s Poorest Countries See: http://www.familyplanning2020.org/articles/11437 Washington, D.C., 12 November 2015: According to a new report released today by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), more women and girls than ever who want to avoid or delay a pregnancy -290.6...

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November 13, 2015

World Vasectomy Day, 2015

November 13, 2015 — Third Annual Global Vasectomy-A-Thon Livestreams Men Standing Up to Honor Their Families, Their Partners and Our Future See original/source content: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/11/prweb13076042.htm Today, men around the world are getting ready to ‘put their balls on the line’ and sign up for World Vasectomy Day (WVD). WVD...

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November 12, 2015

Long Ignored, Population is Taking a Firm Place in Climate Change Discussions

November 12, 2015 — Long in the Background, Population Becoming a Bigger Issue at Climate Change Discussions See original/source content: http://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2015/11/population-bigger-issue-climate-change-discussions/ As most of the world’s governments are puzzling out what they can offer to combat global climate change, a sensitive but critical aspect of the problem is coming...

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November 11, 2015

Abortion Opponents: Watch What They Do, Not What They Say

November 11, 2015 — Abortion Opponents: Watch What They Do, Not What They Say See original/source content: http://msmagazine.com/blog/2015/10/30/abortion-opponents-watch-what-they-do-not-what-they-say/ Last Friday [10/23/15] the U.S. House of Representatives voted (again) to defund Planned Parenthood. Another battle in the ongoing war on Planned Parenthood and abortion. Right? Wrong. If you listen to...

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November 10, 2015

Thanks, Birth Control: New Poll Shows Strong Support for Contraceptive Access

November 10, 2015 — New Poll Shows Widespread Support for Birth Control Access in the U.S. See original/source content: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/11/prweb13068762.htm The majority of adults in the United States – Republicans and Democrats alike – support policies that make it easier for teens and those age 18 and older to...

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