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How Empowered Women Changed the World

Going back at least to Thomas Malthus, who published his An Essay on the Principle of Population in 1798, people have worried about doomsday scenarios in which food supply can’t keep up with population growth.

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A Q&A With One of the World's Leading Vaccine Delivery Experts

Dr. Orin Levine joins Global Citizen for a Q&A on global vaccination efforts.

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More Good News for the Fight against Dengue Fever

The world could be on the verge of the first effective vaccine against dengue fever.

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A Mother’s Gift: Vaccinating Mom Can Protect Baby Too

A landmark study shows that influenza vaccination of pregnant women is safe and protects women and their infants against the flu.

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Working Together to Stop Kala-azar

Partners in India are making huge progress toward eliminating kala-azar using simple tools and the power of partnership.

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Improving sexual and reproductive health and rights for young adolescents in Kenya

The underlying causes for adolescent pregnancy and resulting school dropout are complex and include issues such as parent-child communication, gender inequity, a lack of services and high-quality comprehensive sexuality education for young adolescents (aged 10-14 years). With the majority of Kenya's population under 25 years, and two out of every five people under the age of 15, there is an urgent need for change.

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