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Abortion: Clinton invokes women’s rights around the world as she defends choice

The contentious issue of abortion came up during the final U.S. presidential debate on Wednesday. Hillary Clinton affirmed women’s right to abortion while Donald Trump said he would appoint judges to the Supreme Court who oppose it. Clinton countered by looking internationally to the consequences of governments circumventing reproductive rights.

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U.S. presidential campaign in the Humanosphere #4: On the brink of a female president, finally

This is the fourth story in a running series of dispatches providing analysis on issues that come up in the U.S. presidential primaries and election that are relevant to the Humanosphere. Global poverty and inequality will get scant attention from the campaigns, but issues raised and ideas tabled during the process will have an impact

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U.S. presidential campaign in the Humanosphere #3: What about the rest of the world?

This is the third story in a running series of dispatches providing analysis on issues that come up in the U.S. presidential primaries and election that are relevant to the Humanosphere. Global poverty and inequality will get scant attention from the campaigns, but issues raised and ideas tabled during the process will have an impact

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U.S. presidential campaign in the Humanosphere, #2

This is the second story in a running series of dispatches providing analysis on issues that come up in the U.S. presidential primaries and election that are relevant to the Humanosphere. Global poverty and inequality will get scant attention from the campaigns, but issues raised and ideas tabled during the process will have an impact

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Hillary Clinton Correct In Stating U.S. Congress Has Not Approved New Spending For Zika…

PolitiFact: Clinton: U.S. Congress hasn’t ‘allocated one penny’ to fight Zika “Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stepped into the Zika funding debate and chastised Congress for failing to step up to the plate. … [T]o settle one piece of this fact-check, in terms of committing new dollars explicitly to combat the Zika virus, Congress has…More

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Presidential Candidate Clinton Admonishes Congress For Not Moving On Emergency Zika Funding…

The Hill: Clinton: Congress must approve Zika funding “Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is slamming Congress for ignoring a request from President Obama for $1.8 billion to fight the Zika virus. ‘The president asked for this funding over a month ago, but on Saturday, Congress will begin a two-week break without having allocated one penny,’…More

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When the US Secretary of State reads your blog posts

One of my blog posts (with Kim Elliott) ended up on the desk of (then) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as revealed in the latest batch of published emails. I am not sure if you can call this influence, since we didn’t manage to get the policy agreed (yet). The post When the US Secretary of State reads your blog posts appeared first on Owen abroad.

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A history of failed philanthropy in Africa?

World Economic Forum, 2005. (L to R) Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Thabo Mbeki, Tony Blair, Bono, Olusegun Obasango. WEF Philanthropic efforts have existed for centuries in order to improve Africa. Has it failed for centuries?

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Sec Clinton Supports Reproductive Rights at Rio+20

This morning, Secretary of State Clinton delivered remarks at the plenary session at the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). She closed by lamenting the removal of references to reproductive rights from the conference outcome document remarking: And while I am very pleased that this year’s outcome document endorses sexual and reproductive health and universal

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Clinton Discusses GHI In Testimony On FY13 USAID, State Department Budget…

Read more: Clinton Discusses GHI In Testimony On FY13 USAID, State Department Budget…

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Clinton’s Speech Prioritizing Creation Of ‘AIDS-Free Generation’ May Shape…

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s November 8 speech at the NIH, in which she called for the creation of an “AIDS-free generation” through the use of combination prevention strategies, “could be more than just political lip-service: it may also shape the next several years of U.S.

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HIV/AIDS: Clinton sets out new US focus

NEW YORK, 14 November 2011 (PLUSNEWS) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's announcement that the American government now prioritizes creating an AIDS-free generation could be more than just political lip-service: it may also shape the next several years of US global health programming and funding, analysts say.

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Clinton Expresses U.S. Commitment To Creating ‘AIDS-Free Generation,’ Calls…

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking at the NIH on Tuesday, “called on the world to create the first ‘AIDS-free generation’ by using antiviral drugs, condoms, circumcision and other approaches to stem the spread of HIV,” the Washington Post reports. “Taken together, mathematical models show that these strategies could significantly reduce the spread of the virus by another 40 percent to 60 percent, she said,” the newspaper writes (Stein, 11/8).

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Clinton Opposes GOP Bill To Cut U.S. Funding To U.N., Poll Finds Majority…

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in a letter to lawmakers on Wednesday “warned House Republicans about pushing ahead with a bill to cut funds for the United Nations, saying she would recommend that President Barack Obama veto the legislation” that is expected to be considered by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, the Associated Press/Washington Post reports. “Clinton said the bill would severely limit U.S. participation in the world body, undercut U.S

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