Contraception


The highest abortion rate in Asia
Marcus Roberts | Sep 9 2014 | comment  
Why is Vietnam's abortion rate so high?

Niger: the most fertile nation on earth
Marcus Roberts | Aug 19 2014 | comment  
But why do Nigeriens continue to have children when the country cannot feed itself?

Water, Food, Shelter, Condoms – All are Human Rights says UN
Marcus Roberts | Nov 15 2012 | comment  
The UN has decreed that contraception is a universal human right.

Letter From Nigeria
Marcus Roberts | Sep 3 2012 | comment  
A letter to the editor in Nigeria concerning population, birth control and Western condescension.

And in this Corner…
Marcus Roberts | Aug 15 2012 | comment  
The Philippines is locked in a battle about contraception and a heavyweight has joined the debate.

No food today, but plenty of condoms
Bernard Toutounji | Aug 2 2012 | comment  
I opened the newspaper a couple of weeks ago to read the headline that Australia will be doubling an aspect of its foreign aid to $50 million to assist the poor women of the world. What a wonderful idea. Perhaps the aid will be going towards vital medication to women in Sub-Saharan Africa; perhaps food and vitamins to women in South Asia; or perhaps it will pay for education and training in more effective farming methods? No. The money will go completely towards ‘family planning’. And not just our $50 million, add to that half a billion dollars from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with a total amount from worldwide governments and the private sector of $2.6 billion.

The Muslim World and Contraception
Marcus Roberts | Aug 1 2012 | comment  
A study of fertility rates in the Muslim world suggests contraceptive use isn't the reason for fertility declines.

Abortion pill safety concerns ignored and Australian woman dies
Shannon Buckley | Mar 27 2012 | comment  
Australia has had its first death of a woman using the abortion pill to terminate her pregnancy at home. The Australian confirms that the woman died of sepsis “some days after” having the medical abortion at one of Marie Stopes International Australia’s (MSIA) 14 Australian clinics back in 2010.

Federal abortion funding to be cut in the US?
Shannon Buckley | Apr 8 2011 | comment  
Over the last 100 years, contraception has been looked to more and more as a way for the world to ‘control’ its population.
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