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U.N. Report: Family Planning Essential for Poor Nations

A U.N. report says developing countries can boost economic standards by heavily investing in family planning. But international groups say the Bush administration, under pressure from opponents of abortion rights, is taking steps that will cripple programs providing reproductive health care to women in poor nations. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.

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Brenda Wilson
Brenda Wilson is an award-winning correspondent and editor for NPR on national and international public health. She has developed a consistent body of work, examining the link between human behavior, social conditions, health and disease.

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