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Growth in World Contraceptive Use Stalling; 215 Million Women’s Needs Still Unmet

March 27th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

At least 215 million women want to prevent or delay pregnancy but are not using effective contraception. This “unmet need” for family planning may be due to poor reproductive health information, social pressures, or insufficient access to contraceptive options. In Africa, more than 1 in 4 women have unmet need -- by far the highest rate of any region

Earth Policy Institute: Health Challenges Growing

March 13th, 2009 | by Earth Policy Institute

Lester R. Brown Health challenges are becoming more numerous as new infectious diseases such as SARS, West Nile virus, [&hellip

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