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Infrequent sex is one big reason why women aren’t using contraception

As research shows: among never-married women, infrequent sex ranks as one of the most common reasons for not using contraception. We sat with Gilda Sedgh, a Sexual and Reproductive Health Research Scientist, to explore the evidence – and where we go from here.

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Viewpoints on Localization – Three INGOs and USAID

VIEWPOINTS ON LOCALIZATION – THREE INGOS AND USAID

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PSI Myanmar’s localization journey – switching gears while setting up two new enterprises 

This is the story of how and why PSI Myanmar set up two enterprises and went from being one of the biggest NGOs in the

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The Localization Saga: Chapter 53

PSI’s “locally-rooted globally connected” network of development actors provide an agile approach to solving tough challenges in tough environments.

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7 Myths Surrounding Contraception – Busted! 

Adolescents encounter many obstacles to safe sex and pregnancy prevention. Along with issues of access, cost, fear of side effects, compromised privacy and confidentiality, bias of providers, and socio-cultural and religious concerns – there are myths and misconceptions to contraceptive use.

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Lan Pya Kyel – Providing Healthcare and Safe Spaces for Sex Worker, Gay, and Transgender Communities in Myanmar

The Lan Pya Kyel centers in Myanmar are both clinics and community spaces, offering HIV prevention and treatment services for gay men, transgender people and female sex workers.

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