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Family Planning Advocates Seek to Revive U.N. Goals

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Family Planning Advocates Seek to Revive U.N. Goals

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Family Planning Advocates Seek to Revive U.N. Goals

Family Planning Advocates Seek to Revive U.N. Goals

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Ten years ago, a U.N. conference in Cairo set out ambitious goals to stabilize the population and improve sexual and maternal health. In recent years, their effort has been overshadowed by other global development plans. This week, family planning advocates wrapped up a three-day meeting in London to discuss new strategies to revive the goals set in Cairo. NPR's Richard Harris reports.