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Birth Control Fights Climate Change and Helps Poor Women Adapt. Why the Controversy?

Birth Control Fights Climate Change and Helps Poor Women Adapt. Why the Controversy?

Image credit: Population Action International While Barack Obama declares climate change a tricky but "solvable" problem , it's worth remembering that countless lives depend on us finding solutions. And soon. The world's poor are already disproportionately impacted by climate change and, among the poor, women are hit the hardest by environmental destabilization . That's why women's empowerment—including that unnecessarily controversial topic of reproductive rights—should be a central part of the climate debate. A new online documentary explores the topic in more detail. Weathering Change Trailer from Population Action International on Vimeo . Launched today by Population Action International , Weathering Change —a 14-minute online documentary—makes the important connection between women's rights, climate impacts, and the importance of adequate access to family planning. As...

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