South Sudan Women Choose Family Planning, Longer Lives

South Sudan Women Choose Family Planning, Longer Lives

Hannah McNeish – Voice of America – Friday, 09 November 2012 (originally published 08 Nov) JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN — In war-ravaged South Sudan, a lack of basic health and education, early marriage, and a culture that values big families have led to alarming child mortality rates, and given the poverty-stricken nation the highest maternal […]

Women Call the Shots on Mega Copper Mine

Women Call the Shots on Mega Copper Mine

Catherine Wilson – IPS – Wednesday, 19 October 2011 (originally published Oct 17) BUKA, Bougainville , Oct 17, 2011 (IPS) – Whether the world’s largest open-cut mine on this island territory of Papua New Guinea (PNG) will resume copper and gold production, after being mothballed for 22 years, will depend on how satisfied matrilineal landowners […]