So-called sex selection drugs may be a factor in 1 out of 5 stillbirths in India’s Haryana state, where pregnant women who want a boy pay $3 to $50 for the useless and illegal concoctions. Haryana’s cultural bias in favor of boys is strong. Sex-selective abortion and…
Women Starved of Services Amid Lockdown
April 8, 2020
COVID-19 restrictions put 9.5 million women and girls at risk of losing access to reproductive health services and possibly leading to 11,000 pregnancy-related deaths, accordin
Health Care Facilities Are Everyone’s Frontline
April 6, 2020
COVID-19’s multiple frontlines now include at least 46 countries across the African continent. Many, including Ethiopia, have frontline health care facilities battling without one of the most critical tools: adequate water and sanitation.