In the mid-1980s I had a face-to-face interview with President Hosni Mubarak to discuss family planning. He looked at the population projections I carried and told me he was an Air Force officer and fully understood numbers and graphs. The problem was I could not get him to understand that the way his government was delivering family planning through the health system was insensitive to the needs of poor women. In fact, the health services were so bad that women preferred to deliver a baby at home, and perhaps risk death from postpartum hemorrhage, than go to hospital where they ... More >
Many people take one look at the pictures in a yoga book and give up. They figure there is no way they could ever do that kind of stuff. Yoga is just too hard. Not so!