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Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories about offer examples of successful reproductive healthcare programs. Botswana's fertility rates have fallen dramatically, thanks to comprehensive education and contraception programs that reach even rural areas. A nonprofit in Costa Rica is offering free contraception to women to help them break a cycle of poverty, and a program in Myanmar is breaking taboos by providing sex and gender education to young men and women. Also, by offering free, long-acting and reversible contraceptives, Colorado has halved teenage pregnancy and abortions. 

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Stories In This Collection (5)

Birth Control to Fight Poverty in Guanacaste

Birth Control to Fight Poverty in Guanacaste
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How Colorado Halved Abortion and Teen Birth Rates

How Colorado Halved Abortion and Teen Birth Rates
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How to grapple with soaring world population? An answer from down south

How to grapple with soaring world population? A...
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Sex, taboos and #MeToo - in the country with no word for 'vagina'

Sex, taboos and #MeToo - in the country with no...
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The spacesuits saving mothers' lives

The spacesuits saving mothers' lives
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