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BlogHer | 06-20-2012
Thousands of women have descended on Rio de Janeiro, but they’re not there to do the samba. They’ve gone to Brazil to attend the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, where they... READ MORE
The Guardian | 06-20-2012
In the 1990s, when the US shifted its aid policy away from family planning, and from Latin America, the Brazilian NGO Bemfam found itself with a yearly funding hole of $2m. The amount the... READ MORE
The Guardian | 06-15-2012
From the developing world to the UK, the statistics are clear: teenagers who miss out on education are more likely to have sex younger, less likely to use contraception, and more likely to get... READ MORE
Deutsche Welle | 06-21-2012
The shanty town of Cachoeirinha in Rio de Janiero is no different from most poor neighborhoods in Brazil. Its 37,000 inhabitants lack educational opportunities and good infrastructure, their lives... READ MORE
RH Reality Check | 06-20-2012
This morning I ventured the opposite direction from Rio Centro where the UN Rio+20 negotiations are taking place, and travelled with colleagues to the Cachoeirinha (I was told it means “... READ MORE

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