PRB Topic Feed: Reproductive Health/Topics/ReproductiveHealth.aspxData 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-ffd66a9d0d26Health Journalists Network in Uganda Wins Global Media AwardThe Health Journalists Network in Uganda has won this year's top Global Media Award with its special edition of Health Digest on reproductive health policy.12/17/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/health-journalists-award.aspxa95100f4-62c7-4bf1-9a17-c53716cad23aA Decade of International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/CuttingFeb. 6, 2013, marks a decade since the first International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation was commemorated. We must also recognize the still-overwhelming challenges, and those leaders who are continuing to work on the front lines to make change.02/05/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/fgm-zero-tolerance-2013.aspxf45d43aa-d0b6-487a-989f-4385f1d1128cPRB Discuss Online: A Call to Action: Increasing Global Investments in YouthDuring a PRB Discuss Online, Jenny Truong, youth reproductive health advisor at USAID; Alexandra Hervish, of PRB; and Brad Kerner, of Save the Children, discuss the importance of investing in youth development and adolescent reproductive health policies and programs.09/23/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/discussionsept32010.aspxb2f2b80a-ba33-4ffc-9ac0-ca5c05d0e128Shotgun Weddings a Sign of the Times in JapanIncreasingly, young Japanese women are dispensing with tradition and getting married after getting pregnant.07/26/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/ShotgunWeddingsaSignoftheTimesinJapan.aspxc0bf6835-11de-494c-a034-357e7dd74f5bMisconceptions About Attitudes Toward AIDS in AfricaIn the world of HIV prevention, policy researchers and program officers have long puzzled over why information and educational campaigns have failed to significantly change behaviors in Africa. The findings of an ethnographic study based in Malawi challenge commonly held assumptions. 10/31/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/misconceptions.aspx91a06c9d-21c6-446c-9d2c-5b15c50d8c81Removing Barriers to Early Detection Key to Cervical Cancer PreventionWhether daunted by the two-hour walk to the nearest clinic or hindered by poor health services, millions of women worldwide never undergo cervical cancer screening, and hundreds of thousands die of this preventable disease without ever knowing why they were ill.11/22/2004/Publications/Articles/2004/RemovingBarrierstoEarlyDetectionKeytoCervicalCancerPrevention.aspxad422612-79cd-412a-931d-0a5fa04b934cThe 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-ccf6438b4896Contraceptive Needs of Older Nigerian Women Are NeglectedThroughout the world, women ages 35 and older are often left out of conversations on contraception. A national survey in Nigeria showed that older women were more than twice as likely as younger women to report that they wanted no more children at the time the birth occurred.02/08/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/contraception-nigerian-women.aspxa52f828d-3d63-4ad5-ae29-b713a14116ebOlder Zambian Women's Reproductive Health Often OverlookedWhile mothers who give birth at a young age have received much attention due to their greater risks of complications at birth, women who give birth at a later age (35 or older) have not yet received adequate attention from programs seeking to improve maternal health in Zambia.05/22/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/zambia-reproductive-health-women.aspx8f214521-3d66-461a-95d7-19e2b8826a03