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4/25/2014 - Cuba Faces Condom Shortage
A current condom shortage in Cuba is stirring fears of higher STD rates and unplanned pregnancies. Pharmacies in Cuba's central province of Villa Clara began running out of condoms in March, and the suburbs of Havana are now affected as well....

2/22/2007 - Increase in State Funding for Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers
An increasing number of states are providing public funding for anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), the Los Angeles Times reports....

9/7/2005 - Condom Shortage a Crisis in Uganda
Uganda, often cited as a positive story in the battle against HIV/AIDS due to dropping rates of infection, has restricted the availability of condoms, creating a crisis situation that is putting many lives at risk, particularly those of adolescents and young adults....

12/10/2004 - Maternal Mortality Rates Soar
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) reported that the Sudan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world....

5/8/2002 - Teens in Zimbabwe In Need of Reproductive Health Services
Zimbabwe has the third highest rate of prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the world, and people aged 15-24 are at extreme risk....

3/1/2002 - Nepalese Push for More Liberal Abortion Laws
Six Nepalese women die each day from botched illegal abortions according to Panos, an international non-profit organization focusing on the developing world....

10/9/2001 - Afghan Women Refugees in Continued Crisis
Acknowledging a healthcare crisis for Afghan women refugees, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has requested $4.5 million for donor countries to provide refugees with reproductive healthcare services including services intended to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)....