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Project: Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy to Expand Access to Safe Abortion (SAFE ENGAGE)

Leçons apprises des mesures prises en Côte d’Ivoire pour améliorer l’accès à l’avortement

Une évaluation met en lumière l’engagement des parties prenantes en faveur d’une vision commune pour le changement politique.

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Zika Crisis Highlights Importance of Family Planning

This article looks at countries that experienced significant Zika virus transmission and how they rate in terms of unmet need for family planning satisfied by modern contraceptive methods.

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Sustainable Development Indicators: The Last Missing Piece of the 2030 Agenda

The 2015 adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was a major milestone for United Nations (UN) Member States seeking to jumpstart efforts to improve people’s lives and maintain a healthy planet.

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Check-in on World Toilet Day: Adding Toilets in India

Shortly after he was elected in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to provide access to a toilet at every school and home in the country by 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Ghandi's birth.

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Rwanda’s Success In Improving Maternal Health

(2015) Rwanda today has been hailed as one of the few countries on a fast track to reducing child and maternal mortality--thus meeting two of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in 2015.

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Suicide #1 Cause of Death Globally Among Older Adolescent Girls

(2014) More than 1 million adolescents die around the world every year. Some trends have remained steady since 2000: Boys have higher rates of death during adolescence (ages 10 to 19) than girls because they have a high number of road traffic accidents, and older adolescents (ages 15 to 19) have higher rates than younger ages.

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Project: IDEA: Informing Decisionmakers to Act

PRB’s Women’s Edition Reporters Help Bring Criminals to Justice

(2014) News reporting in the past year by PRB's Women's Edition participants has been instrumental in exposing violence against women to authorities in Kenya and Pakistan and forging a path to justice for women who were raped.

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