The Shriver Report – birth control

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A Man on a Mission: Guys in the Know about Birth Control (Video)
One man is on a mission to make sure men are educated – and get involved – when it comes to birth control. He spews the info men need while playing paintball, cooking and prepping for a date.  → Read More
Why are 50 Percent of Pregnancies in the U.S. Unplanned?
Despite advancements in contraceptive technology and the millions of dollars that is spent each year on contraception research and development, unplanned pregnancy rates in the U.S. have remained essentially unchanged for decades. The cost of these unplanned pregnancies is enormous, both in terms of public health and personal financial and emotional costs, and while they occur in all socioeconomic groups, unplanned pregnancies tend to happen more frequently in the underserved – women who are already financially and socially challenged. Approximately 50 percent of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, and of these, 43 percent will end in abortion.  → Read More
Investing in Women’s Health & Rights Is Not Rocket Science
Investing in maternal health and rights is a cause I spent the last decade of my professional life lobbying for on Capitol Hill, and analyzed for far too many years how US foreign policy creates barriers between women and the healthcare they so desperately need.  → Read More
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