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David Suzuki | Education, family planning and women's rights are important for many reasons, but many forces worldwide, especially religious, have prevented women from being treated equally and with respect.
News
A mom and her newborn baby at the Maternal and Child Health Training Institute for medically needy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: UN Photo/Kibae Park/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | In many parts of the world, infant and maternal mortality continue to be frightfully high, made worse by the persistent prevalence of child marriage and teen pregnancy.
Podcast
Meghan Murphy | Brie Ripley and Jocelyn Macdonald explore the challenges women face accessing tubal ligation.
Podcast
Melinda Tuhus | Looking at the history of the struggle for reproductive rights in America.
Podcast
Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy interviews Holly Grigg-Spall, the author of Sweetening the Pill or How We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control.
Columnists
Joyce Arthur | While there's much to celebrate in the outcome of the London Family Planning Summit, some concerns need to be addressed if the global community truly hopes to cut the high death toll from pregnancy.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The leadership of the Catholic Church has launched what amounts to a holy war against U.S. President Barack Obama.
Blog
Lindsay Beyerstein | Vermont is poised to abolish most forms of private health insurance. The state's newly inaugurated Democratic governor, Peter Shumlin, unveiled his health insurance plan in early February.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | A second reactor unit at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan may have ruptured, authorities announced on Wednesday.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | This special edition of the Pulse is about the ongoing war against women being waged in Congress and in state legislatures nationwide.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Does health care reform's promise of preventive care extend to free birth control?
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation hearings kicked off on Monday. Her nomination has been met by glum resignation on the left and indifference on the right.