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Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures

Some 215 million women worldwide want to delay or avoid pregnancy, but don’t have access to contraceptives and family planning. The women from the field in this video show us how important it is for the U.S. government, donors, and other countries to join forces to help the idea of a “healthy woman, healthy baby, and healthy country” become a reality.

Fifteen years after the first International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was held, the call to action is stronger and more vital than ever. On January 8, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will give a speech for the 15th anniversary ICPD, at 2:30pm EST. Watch the live video here.