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Global Family Planning Enjoys a Surge in Backing

BY IN women eNews On 24-07-2012

A major battle is underway in the United States over covering the costs of family planning. But in international circles, support for contraception is gaining momentum, boosted by two recent studies and billions in fresh funding pledges.

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A major battle is underway in the United States over covering the costs of family planning. But in international circles, support for contraception is gaining momentum, boosted by two recent studies and billions in fresh funding pledges.

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