PRB Topic Feed: Reproductive Health/Topics/ReproductiveHealth.aspxReducing Maternal Deaths in West and Central AfricaMaternal deaths can be prevented when women give birth in health facilities attended by skilled personnel. 08/27/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/maternal-deaths-west-central-africa.aspx55c6482b-70ab-4cc7-8469-9bda58555560Adolescents in Ga Mashie, Ghana, Share Reasons for Sexual Activity or AbstinenceResearch from focus groups showed that adolescents in Ga Mashie, Ghana, noted several factors they believed either encouraged or deterred their engagement in sex: poverty, family, friends, sexually explicit media, positive social institutions (specifically school and church), and personal choice.02/07/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/youth-Ghana.aspx3ba585fc-bbb7-493f-b6a0-c34469734e1cImproving Safe Childbirth in IndiaWhile maternal and child health in India has improved, the level of delivery in a health facility, which is a major contributor for reducing the maternal mortality ratio, is low.05/22/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/safe-childbirth-india.aspx3606c18e-8aff-4cdc-a03f-08b0caf7462bEnsuring Skilled Attendants at Birth in Rural GhanaWhile Ghana has made significant improvements in reducing the number of women who die from pregnancy-related complications, many women still needlessly die each year from these preventable problems.06/23/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/birth-attendants-ghana.aspx5297f6f6-0e73-427c-bc24-055156ff4c11Data in New Wallchart Show Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Declining in Many Countries New evidence suggests that the share of women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is declining in many countries, with girls less likely to be cut than previous generations of women.02/05/2017/Publications/Datasheets/2017/Wallchart-Female-Genital-Mutilation-Declining.aspxf6874b0d-d168-4ad3-9672-ffd66a9d0d26The Feminization of Migration: Obstacles to Good Health CareMigrant women and men share some health problems but experience others separately, because of culture as well as biology. As the number of female international migrants increases, obstacles to their care need to be considered when health services are designed and delivered.01/09/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/FeminizationofMigrationObstaclesHealthCare.aspxa7d8b5ef-983c-46ec-bf3b-ccf6438b4896PRB Discuss Online: Have Reproductive Health Voucher Programs Improved Equity, Efficiency, and Impact? In a PRB Discuss Online, Ben Bellows, associate with the Population Council and co-author of "The Use of Vouchers for Reproductive Health Services in Developing Countries: Systematic Review," answered questions from participants about program design and performance for reproductive health vouchers. Read a transcript of the questions and answers. 01/18/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/discussionjan22011.aspx8814f932-50aa-48e8-84a9-ce3af4e52395Evidence Can Help Make Sustainable Development Investments StrategicThe Population and Poverty (PopPov) Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development highlighted evidence relevant to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.06/23/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/poppov-investing-in-women.aspx213887c7-ffa6-40cf-81d2-e4a453dc62cdAddressing Gender Through Integrated Population, Health, and Environment ApproachesCollecting, analyzing, and using gender-related indicators in projects is critical to addressing many of the underlying challenges that communities around the world face, particularly in integrated Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) projects. PHE projects are often located in rural areas where development challenges can be pronounced. Still, implementers of field-based projects do not always understand how gender affects their project communities and outcomes, or how to go about addressing the impacts of gender dynamics. 01/01/0001/Multimedia/Video/2017/Addressing-Gender.aspxb842a2c9-a3da-4d4e-8223-9ab857159b4dDay of Zero Tolerance to FGM in UgandaThe New Vision, Uganda's largest newspaper, marked International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting on Feb. 6, 2009, with a four-page supplement to raise awareness of the practice in the country. 02/24/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/fgmuganda.aspx464e08d4-9afc-4a3e-a672-2764fa0a4e20