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Out of stock: summit highlights global lack of access to contraceptives

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 11 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3377
  1. Rebecca Coombes, head of news and views
  1. The BMJ
John Nguyen/PA

Halima Lila, from Tanzania, Sophie, a youth campaigner, and Margaret Bolaji, from the Ugandan Adolescent Youth and Health Forum join a queue of 214 women, each representing one million women and girls from developing countries, outside a mock “No Contraceptives” clinic in Soho, London, to highlight the plight of those across the world who don’t have access to the contraceptives, advice, and services they need. The protest came on the opening day of the 2017 Family …

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