The Politics of Sex

Even as the world’s population surpasses seven billion, conversations about sex, population, and reproductive health have become a charged third rail. Contraception is hotly debated from town halls to insurance company boardrooms to the floor of the United Nations. What do families want? With more than 215 million women in the world wanting access to reproductive health services, yet unable to get them, how can population politics meet reality?

Festival: 2012

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