As pill turns 50, a push within Islam for family planning

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(RNS) When reproductive health expert Dr. Douglas Huber went to Afghanistan to set-up an “Accelerating Contraceptive Use” project in 2005, the fertility rate among Afghan women was almost seven children per woman. In order to get people to consider birth control, Huber knew he would first need to persuade the country’s famously patriarchal mullahs. At […]

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