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School Gardens and Peer Educators Improve Nutrition in Rural Tajikistan

These students are learning about soil management, crop rotation, safe drinking water, and much more.

Why Should Postabortion Care Be Youth-Friendly?

Midwife Tembi Mugore answers four questions about bias, shame, and what it takes to overcome them in health services for young people.

These 5 Levels of Advocacy Are Moving the Needle on Contraceptive Use

In the struggle to end poverty, new ideas and powerful new voices are rising up, demanding change. And it's working.

Young Nigeriens Want Comprehensive Sex Ed and Solid Advice

In Niger, talking about sex and contraceptives isn’t always easy. But little by little, things are changing.

Student Loans Helped Osoro Build a Business and Expand Health Care in Rural Kenya

He had almost given up on his dream of owning a health care enterprise. Then he learned about the Afya Elimu Fund.

Young and HIV-Positive? We See You

For kids who live with the virus, an empathetic health worker can be a link to a lifetime of successful treatment.

One Major Reason the AIDS Epidemic Isn’t Going Away

It's a serious threat to public health and progress in HIV treatment and prevention—and something we have the knowledge to stop.

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