BURUNDI: Religious leaders’ resistance to condoms hurts HIV fight

BURUNDI: Religious leaders’ resistance to condoms hurts HIV fight

IRIN PlusNews – Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 (originally published 26 May) BUJUMBURA, 26 May 2011 (PlusNews) – Asha* is in a polygamous marriage, and while she would like to protect herself from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, the message from the preachers at her local mosque in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, is that condoms […]

Uganda: Birth control helps women and environment

Uganda: Birth control helps women and environment

With women empowered to plan their pregnancies, the world’s population will grow more slowly, as will carbon emissions WNN MDG Stories We’ve long known that giving women the family planning services they want and need would be a boon for the health of families throughout the world. Today, in every country, far too many go […]