A new study published Wednesday by the Guttmacher Institute reports that some 214 million women, mostly in the developing world, lack access to modern methods of contraception and other reproductive services routinely available in the West.
Women’s rights groups have condemned Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s comments that schoolgirls who give birth should be banned from state schools. More than 55,000 Tanzanian schoolgirls have been expelled from school over the last decade for being pregnant. Experts warn that low education rates are tied to a lack of proper healthcare for mother and child, illiteracy and poverty.
A vaginal ring that is designed to prevent both HIV and pregnancy – two of the greatest threats to women’s health – will be tested on women to see whether the novel dual-protection approach works and is safe.
MTV The rate of teen pregnancy in the US has been falling at a rapid rate since 2008. A significant contributing…