Family Planning

UN Gender Focus: UN mourns "great champion for women, girls" and Ocean Conference

Late UN official advocate for women, girls’ sexual reproductive rights

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UN Gender Focus: Boko Haram victims and access to birth control

Traumatized Boko Haram victims need to know it’s not their “fault”

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No access to contraception for 200 million women worldwide

Some 200 million women around the world who want contraception have no access to it, according to the United Nations.

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Revised UN estimates put world population at over 9 billion by 2050

The world’s population will hit 7 billion early in 2012 and top 9 billion in 2050, with the majority of the increase taking place in developing countries, according to revised United Nations estimates released today.