Written By International Women's Health CoalitionTuesday, 01 July 2008
Summary: By Gillian Kane, former Assistant Program Officer, Latin America, IWHC. Published in Gender and Development, July 2008. Uses the recent experiences of Colombia, Mexico City, and Nicaragua to highlight shared challenges, establish linkages with other countries in the region, and demonstrate that the many different strategies which have been adopted present an opportunity to expand access to safe, legal abortion throughout Latin America. 16 pages.
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionSaturday, 03 December 2005
By Juan Forero
The New York Times, December 3, 2005
PAMPLONA, Colombia – In this tradition-bound Roman Catholic town one day in April, two young women did what many here consider unthinkable: pregnant and scared, they took a cheap ulcer medication known to induce abortions. When the drug left them bleeding, they were treated at a local emergency room—then promptly arrested.
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionMonday, 01 November 2004
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Summary: By Cynthia Steele, Vice President, Programs, IWHC; and Susana Chiarotti, Director, Instituto de Genero, Derecho y Desarollo, Rosario, Argentina (Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 12 No. 24 Supplement, November 2004, pp. 39-46).
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionSunday, 01 December 2002
New York Newsday, December 1, 2002
By Mabel Bianco
A United Nations report released last week announced that women have caught up with men as far as AIDS is concerned. Half the adults affected with HIV worldwide are now women. This shouldn't come as much of a surprise. It was just a matter of time before the disease shifted from one originally affecting gay white men to one transmitted heterosexually all over the world.
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