U.S. Foreign Assistance

Why Female Peace Corps Volunteers Deserve Better

This post was also featured in the Huffington Post. Serving in the Peace Corps in the Central African Republic is part of what inspired me to work in the reproductive health field. As you’ll see in the above video, my … Continue Reading

Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Unfair Sacrifice: Female Peace Corps Volunteers Deserve Equal Access to Abortion Care Under Federal Health Plans

This post was originally published on RH Reality Check. Peace Corps is an amazing experience.  I wouldn’t trade the two years I spent in a small village in rural Morocco for any other time.  I regularly tout the virtues of … Continue Reading

Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Family Planning Can Level the Playing Field for Women Everywhere

This post was originally a guest column for Women Deliver.  Like many Americans, I just completed the annual ritual of filing my taxes. In the process, I noticed, as some of you might have, the box asking whether I wanted … Continue Reading

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What’s Youth Got To Do With It?

This piece was originally published at Women at the Center, and is cross-posted with permission. Half of the world’s population is under 30 and half of all new HIV infections are happening to people between the ages of 15 and … Continue Reading