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How Contraception Spurred Conversation in India

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Two lab assistants prepare for clinical trials of a contraceptive vaccine at the Talwar Foundation in Delhi. Image by Hannah Harris Green. India, 2018.
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India will soon be the most populous country in the world. Innovators throughout the country are...

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Women gather for saas bahu pati sammelan (meeting of the mother in law, daughter in law and husband) in the village of Khunti, Jharkhand, India. Image by Hannah Harris Green. India, 2018.
Women gather for saas bahu pati sammelan (meeting of the mother in law, daughter in law and husband) in the village of Khunti, Jharkhand, India. Image by Hannah Harris Green. India, 2018.

The state of Jharkhand in India launched a pilot project to test a calendar-based method of birth control developed at Georgetown University several years back. And along the way, it spurred conversations, and not just among couples. Hannah Harris Green reports.

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