The term "vulnerable populations" is used by health professionals to refer to people who are hard-to-reach and, therefore, tend to have greater unmet health needs. In Bolivia, one of the most vulnerable populations is homeless children who are living on the streets. A UNICEF report published in...Read more
The term "vulnerable populations" is used by health professionals to refer to people who are hard-to-reach and, therefore, tend to have greater unmet health needs. In Bolivia, one of the most vulnerable populations is homeless children who are living on the streets. A UNICEF report published in...Read more
I just returned from Mexico, where I had the opportunity to witness the work of our Member Association, Mexfam. This was a particularly meaningful trip for me because these projects—focusing on reducing teen pregnancy in Mexico—were funded with a bequest from a member of our Rosa Cisneros Legacy...Read more
I just returned from Mexico, where I had the opportunity to witness the work of our Member Association, Mexfam. This was a particularly meaningful trip for me because these projects—focusing on reducing teen pregnancy in Mexico—were funded with a bequest from a member of our Rosa Cisneros Legacy...Read more
Since the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” in 2008, the regional political response toward comprehensive sexuality has been favorable. Nevertheless, there have also been delays and setbacks in some countries. These gaps notwithstanding, governments have become...Read more
Since the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” in 2008, the regional political response toward comprehensive sexuality has been favorable. Nevertheless, there have also been delays and setbacks in some countries. These gaps notwithstanding, governments have become...Read more
Political will for improving the health and rights of young people is increasing. We have seen the failure of abstinence-only programs to reduce rates of HIV infection and pregnancy among youth, and the evidence comprehensive sexuality education programs' success is growing. International...Read more
Political will for improving the health and rights of young people is increasing. We have seen the failure of abstinence-only programs to reduce rates of HIV infection and pregnancy among youth, and the evidence comprehensive sexuality education programs' success is growing. International...Read more
As many advocates for sexual and reproductive rights can attest, overturning unjust laws and fighting for fair and rights-based policies is an uphill battle that can take months and, in many cases, years. Advocacy requires tenacity, patience, and resources, and victories are often few and far...Read more
As many advocates for sexual and reproductive rights can attest, overturning unjust laws and fighting for fair and rights-based policies is an uphill battle that can take months and, in many cases, years. Advocacy requires tenacity, patience, and resources, and victories are often few and far...Read more