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Local Pygmy Woman Champions Contraceptive Use in DRC

Health & Wellness  (tags: women, family, DRC, Congo, contraception, health, prevention, safety )

- 1927 days ago -
Thanks to one local Pygmy woman, IMA World Health is experiencing increased success in introducing modern family planning methods to hundreds of families in the Lolwa and Komanda health zones.

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Brenda Nelson (3)
Friday March 8, 2013, 7:48 am
Contraceptives are the one best way to prevent so many world problems - this woman is awesome. A family with fewer kids will be more successful than one with too many.

Karen Avery (118)
Friday March 8, 2013, 9:28 am

Sue H (7)
Friday March 8, 2013, 9:37 am
A great read for International Womens Day! Bright Blessings to her for her courage.

Tim C (2420)
Friday March 8, 2013, 10:27 am

. (0)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:17 pm
If you are looking for common sense, here's another example - go to a woman.

Elizabeth M (65)
Friday March 8, 2013, 3:19 pm
A great big Thank You to this woman, for having the courage to use contraceptives, by doing so there may be many more doing the same. Great story for International Woman's Day!!

Tamara Hayes (185)
Friday March 8, 2013, 8:40 pm
Excellent story and example of the power of one woman helping to change the lives or many. She is a true symbol of courage and hope that gives us another reason for celebrating International Women's Day. Thank you Nancy. Noted, twittered and google shared.

Helen Porter (39)
Friday March 8, 2013, 9:03 pm
Women shall be emancipated, liberated, set free.

Then how different society shall be.
Love before money.
Bees making gardens sunny,
And we laugh, we heartily laugh
because we're free.

Ruth R (246)
Friday March 8, 2013, 11:23 pm

Latoya Brookins (23)
Friday March 8, 2013, 11:25 pm
It's amazing how a little more western medicine can save so many lives overseas while what is needed in the west is to rely less on our ways of doing things. Everyone can really learn from each other.

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 1:26 pm
Too bad the Repuglicans are hell bent on destroying womens' access to birth control here in the old us of a! Thankfully, indigenous third world women are being heard....elsewhere but it's a START!

pam w (139)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:31 pm

I suppose the religious ''right'' will soon arrive, telling them they've no business banning babies!

Connie O (44)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:46 am
There are way too many people in the world and contraceptives are a good way to prevent over population.

Sergio P (65)
Monday March 11, 2013, 8:28 am

Susanne R (235)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 1:21 am
They need to hear it from a highly trust source, which is usually one of their own. Kudos to the unnamed Pygmy woman whose bravery is bettering the lives of these long-suffering women!
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