Deutsche Welle | 06-21-2012
The shanty town of Cachoeirinha in Rio de Janiero is no different from most poor neighborhoods in Brazil. Its 37,000 inhabitants lack educational opportunities and good infrastructure, their lives... READ MORE
RH Reality Check | 06-20-2012
This morning I ventured the opposite direction from Rio Centro where the UN Rio+20 negotiations are taking place, and travelled with colleagues to the Cachoeirinha (I was told it means “... READ MORE
Nature Publishing Group | 06-22-2012
More than a dozen or so adolescents arrived at the Cachoeirinha community centre for a sex-education class this week. They may have been outnumbered by adult visitors in town for Rio+20, many from... READ MORE
New Security Beat | 06-22-2012
As heads of state get ready to sign on to the outcome document here in Rio, all eyes are on next steps – especially for the reproductive health and integrated development communities, which... READ MORE
RH Reality Check | 06-22-2012
It’s the final day of Rio+20 and last minute deliberations in the UN plenary are at a high-pitch – Sweden and Denmark have made strong statements in favor of reproductive rights, and I... READ MORE

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