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Network: family planning and STIs  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/Network/v20_4/index.htm
Gives information on ways to provide dual protection against both pregnancy and STIs. Also addresses the needs of HIV-positive women, ways to reach youth and men, and a contraceptive method table that compares each method's ability to protect against STIs. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Network: family planning and women's lives  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/Network/v18_4/index.htm
Examines how family planning use affects women's lives in many ways, including their opportunities for paid employment or a better education, their sense of self-esteem, and a variety of other "quality of life" concerns. (See Details)
Published: 1998
20 common problems in women's health care
Looks at the twenty conditions that most often prompt women to seek health care. Provides relevant pathophysiology, patient evaluation procedures, diagnostics, and treatment.
Published: 2000
Quick reference guide to family planning research  
http://www.fhi.org/NR/rdonlyres/expzrgf7ns2mb4fvr5ipo5w4fisq4cgxqkgahxntmoybur4a7y4y3wli4ut4oxbnp4zjgm4rgbzzub/QuickReferenceGuideFPresearch2010.pdf

The Quick Reference Guide, a snapshot of the most-up-to-date findings on a range of family planning topics, is part of FHI's efforts to incorporate research and programmatic findings more widely into policies and programs in order to improve family planning and reproductive health services.

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Published: 2010
Long-acting and permanent methods: addressing unmet need for family planning in Africa  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/servdelivery/LAPM/index.htm

A set of eight advocacy briefs on the benefits of long-acting and permanent methods (LAPMs) of contraception and the rationale for introducing or revitalizing them within national reproductive health and family planning programs. Intends to inform policy-makers, program managers, and donors committed to evidence-based policies and programs that respond to people's changing reproductive needs. Seeks also to provide diverse stakeholders with ideas on how to improve and expand LAPM provision within their communities.

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Published: 2007
Family planning and the millennium development goals  
http://www.fhi360.org/en/RH/Programs/RtoP/res_FP_MDGs.htm

Highlights the multifaceted importance of and interdisciplinary support for international family planning. Serve as a call to action for expanded discourse, broad partnerships and consensus building, and increased funding to accelerate progress toward meeting the targets of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 (maternal health), as well as the other MDGs.

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Breaking with tradition  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article focuses on how lesbians who are choosing to co-parent in couples are defining and living out their parenting. Shares stories of lesbian couples experiences of pregnancy, birth and parenting. How research can be useful. 


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Published: 1993