women’s health

0 The next big thing (pause) in sex: female condoms

Once upon a time, not that long ago actually, most American women didn’t use tampons. After they had been invented and introduced as a product, it still took some seventy years for them to gain widespread adoption. People are loathe to change their habits when it comes to intimate parts of the body, even when there are obvious health benefits.

Human Rights
0 Gender-based Global Health?

Flickr, DFID Mother and child, Madhya Pradesh, India Maybe even asking this question is a bad idea. Maybe it’s just me — either because I’m a man and/or a nerd. But I can’t help but wonder if the latest trend of focusing the global health agenda on women and girls…