Global Gag Rule

This Is One Throwback We’d Rather Avoid

Today it’s Throwback Thursday for our Video of the Week, though this particular video focuses on a time we’d rather not go back to. Access Denied is PAI’s 2003 film documenting the effects of the Global Gag Rule in Zambia. … Continue Reading

What We’re Reading: Abortion Isn’t Voldemort

Recently, actress Mindy Kaling told Flare magazine that it would be “demeaning” to talk about abortion on her-half-hour sitcom, The Mindy Project. Since then, her comment has driven several articles in publications from Slate to Salon to Think Progress. Why the … Continue Reading

International Policies, U.S. Foreign Assistance

A Small Victory in Texas With a Long Fight Ahead

A federal judge in Texas recently struck down part of a state law that would have required all abortion clinics to meet the same standards as outpatient surgical centers—an unnecessary and costly measure that would have shuttered most clinics in … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies

20 Years Later, Tackling Cairo’s Unfinished Agenda

Today, the U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Foundation (UNF), came together for a 20-year review of the Programme of Action from the International Conference on Population and Development … Continue Reading

Global Gag Rule

Op-ed: Between a Woman and Her Doctor is No Place for U.S. Policy

A big THANK YOU to Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.), who co-authored an op-ed in Roll Call this morning with PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers. Their joint piece focuses on how the Global Gag Rule places a heavy burden on both women and … Continue Reading

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