The "British Tina Fey" makes the best case you've ever read for not having kids. And for feminism too.
Civil conflicts tend to crop up in countries with lots of young people and not enough jobs. See: Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, and the Palestinian territories.
A big article in The New York Times examines single motherhood and poverty, but fails to mention birth control. That's quite the omission.
As she gears up for a big family-planning summit in London, Melinda Gates goes on "The Colbert Report" and CNN to dispel pesky rumors about her contraceptive campaign.
You know what doesn’t do a lot to help reduce unwanted births? Putting women in sole charge of contraception, then making it nigh-impossible for them to exercise any reproductive freedom. We could improve sex ed, affordability of birth control pills, and access to abortion — but as long as there are Republicans around, we might be better off researching easy contraception for men. Which is why this new topical contraceptive gel, developed by researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, could be a big deal.
Renowned biologist Paul Ehrlich talks about the population problem, the “gibbering idiots” who think he’s wrong, and why we’re incapable of coping with slow-rolling environmental catastrophes.
Increasing women's reproductive freedom is crucial to building a more sustainable world. So why are their needs largely being ignored at the Earth Summit?
Paleontologist Jonathan Payne says we’re not seeing the sixth mass extinction yet. But give us time …
Family planning and sexual health must be part of the conversation at the Rio Earth Summit if we want to build a more just and sustainable world.
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