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It's Time to End Sexual Harassment

Health workers deal with stressful situations every day. Sexual harassment should no longer be one of them.

To Empower Women Is to Empower Nations: Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan

As a health worker in a conflict zone, I learned what it means to be in the right place at the right time.

1.2 Billion Reasons Why Countries Must Empower Young People to Plan the Future

A tidal wave of youth is fast approaching the shores of adult society. It’s time to ensure they are part of the global conversation.

The Female-Dominated Health Sector Needs More Women

It's time to provide women with more opportunities and support in the health sector.

Salaries for Women in Health Care Still Come Up Short

Four proactive approaches health care organizations can take to boost overall standing and salaries for women in health care.

Vasectomy as an Integral Option for Family Planning in Kenya

Kenya is taking steps to address its health workforce shortage and the gender imbalance in contraceptive availability and use.

A Death in Durham Stirs Drive to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence

A new research award honors the life of our friend and colleague, Raluca Iosif.

It’s Not Just for Women, You Know: 5 Ways for Men to Get More Involved in Contraception

When it comes to who’s using contraception, we aren’t even close to 50-50.

Where is Child Labor in the US Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls?

Girls cannot be empowered if they are performing domestic labor that interferes with their education, development, and rights.

Have an Unmet (Contraceptive) Need?

“Do you want to get pregnant in the next two years?” How would you answer this question?

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