PRB Topic Feed: Reproductive Health/Topics/ReproductiveHealth.aspxMinding the Gap in Alexandria, Egypt: Talking to Girls in Schools About Reproductive HealthThis working paper presents key findings of a recent study conducted by the Alexandria Regional Centre for Women's Health and Development in Egypt, highlighting gaps between female adolescents' needs for appropriate RH information and what they actually have access to, as expressed by the girls. 03/30/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/egypt-girls-schools-reproductive-health.aspxfe594984-b09e-4bb9-8ec7-cd3693bdfb13What Explains the Disparities Between Men's and Women's Health?A new fact sheet from the Disease Control Priorites Project explains that just because women live longer than men, they do not necessarily have better health.11/18/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/dcpfactsheetgender.aspxfc4e8759-6af7-4675-9de0-878ce3bfaf1aReproductive Health and Economic Development: What Connections Should We Focus On?This PopPov Research Network brief examines the emerging evidence base for answering questions about the relationship between reproductive health and important areas of human capital development.05/16/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/poppov-economicdevelopment-reproductivehealth-women.aspxf9419a26-998d-49fd-9af9-3128ff841486Egypt's Fertility Decline SlowsA new demographic and health survey (DHS) from Egypt shows that the number of children per woman has declined. Egypt plans a large role in the future population of the Middle East and North Africa.02/16/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/egyptdhs.aspxf0d0f5dd-bf51-4d57-af26-1b83966c9295The Crucial Role of Health Services in Responding to Gender-Based ViolenceThe Crucial Role of Health Services in Responding to Gender-Based Violence examines why health services should address gender-based violence and highlights examples of health programs that have incorporated responses to violence into their work. 09/01/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/genderbasedviolencehs.aspxf04cdfca-afe9-46c0-8852-5fc87c72a2d4Mother-Daughter Communication About Sexual and Reproductive Health in Rural Areas of Alexandria, Egypt This PRB MENA working paper presents key findings from a study conducted in Egypt in the spring of 2011 on the frequency and quality of communication about sexual and reproductive health issues (SRH) between mothers and adolescent daughters.09/25/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/egypt-mother-daughter-sexualhealth.aspxe2dbb3b0-2fd4-4d47-bede-29e5cfdf28d8PopWire: U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to New LowThe 2005 U.S. abortion rate was 19.4 per 1,000 women ages 15 to 44, a 9 percent decline from 2000 and the lowest rate since 1974. The finding came from a survey of all known abortion providers in the United States. 01/20/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/popwirejan2008.aspxbceadd55-4b87-49fd-8416-b69831a270e8Birth Rate at Record Low for Young Women in U.S.U.S. teen birth rates fell by 50 percent or more across all race and ethnic groups between 1991 and 2011, and the national teen birth rate is now at a record low.07/12/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/us-young-women-birthrate.aspx96830a60-2eb3-4654-89da-53fc1a38c08aHuman Capital Consequences of Teenage Childbearing in South AfricaThis PopPov research brief highlights the findings from recent studies on teenage childbearing in South Africa, in which analysts examined the causal relationships between teen fertility, educational attainment, and health outcomes in urban and rural regions in South Africa.04/20/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/poppov-teen-childbearing-southafrica.aspx92555473-bbc1-4f1c-a306-43524d61c05bHuman Papillomavirus in CanadaFor Canadian women, the estimated prevalence rate for HPV ranges from 20 percent to 33 percent for both the non-cancer causing and cancer-causing types of the virus, and between 11 percent and 25 percent for the cancer causing types alone. 05/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/HumanPapillomavirusinCanada.aspxff1491a7-d24c-4ac8-a999-b6d1b2e67788