The Indian Scientists Who Could Change the Global Contraception Conversation

Researchers are trying to develop technologies that would work for more Indians, but they are grappling with a domestic and international...
Hannah Harris Green
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How Researchers in India are Helping Couples Talk About Family Planning

In India, the idea that open communication and male involvement are keys to improving family health is slowly gaining ground.
Hannah Harris Green
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The Legacy of India’s Quest to Sterilize Millions of Men

The mass sterilization drive of 1976 was one of the most infamous incidents of the 21-month period known as the "Emergency."...
Hannah Harris Green
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Breaking the Cycle

The future of reproductive health in India, from early ideas about population control to on-the-ground interventions happening now, to a world...
Hannah Harris Green
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As We Build the Digital ID Systems of the Future, Where Does Privacy Fit In?

Few of the websites we give our information to are truly secure; as long as you use Google or Facebook, there's...
Anjali Ramachandran
8 min read

What Is It Like to Live in the World’s Biggest Experiment in Biometric Identity?

Ideally, one simple system should grant everyone the rights and services that they're entitled to. But if you're locked out of...
Anjali Ramachandran
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The $25 Chemical Scanner That Runs Off Cell Networks

One smart device that can carry out an extraordinary range of tests.
Charles Q. Choi
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