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Family planning can reduce maternal deaths by 70%

Family planning can reduce maternal deaths by 70%
New Vision
A report, recently released by the Guttmacher Institute and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), provides some answers. It documents the enormous ...

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Joel Lamstein, (JSI) on Clinton's recommitment of US to Reproductive Health

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-lamstein/re-discovering-us-leaders_b_416102.html   

Population, Climate Change, Least Developed Countries, Paper by World Health Organization

http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/87/11/08-062562.pdf.

 

Climate Change, Drought, Women in Kenya, conflicts

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation-and-world/la-fg-climate-conflict27-2009nov27,0,303698.story

UN Day Essay from Southern Oregon Chapter of UNA. Please read

 http://www.dailytidings.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091021/OPINION03/910210321&emailAFriend=1
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Water Scarcity Looms

From the WorldWatch Institute

http://www.worldwatch.org/node/6213?emc=el&m=279787&l=4&v=a8085f1b07

 

Wives can be denied food if they don't submit to husand's sexual demands.

Horrific denial of women's humanity in Afghanistan.

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Statement at the Policy Roundtable with Faith-Based Organizations
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Jimmy Carter "Losing My Religion for Equality"
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Jane Roberts and Lois Abraham established 34 Million Friends in 2002

Jane Roberts and Lois Abraham established 34 Million Friends of UNFPA in 2002 when the Bush Administration first announced they would withhold the $34 million that Congress allocated to UNFPA. Today the total amount of blocked funds stands at over $200 million.

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$64.7 BLN NEEDED FOR POPULATION PROGRAMMES TO CURB POVERTY

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 April 2009 - Investments of $64.7 billion are needed in 2010 for population programmes that are essential to reduce poverty, promote development and curtail maternal death, according to a revision approved by United Nations Members at the closing session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) late on Friday. One third of this sum, about $21.6 billion, is expected as international assistance, while the remaining two thirds would be domestic investments by developing nations.

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Population and Development (CPD) adopts Resolution

The 42nd session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) concluded last week with the adoption of a resolution on "The contribution of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development to the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals".

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