Population Trends and Demography

Pakistan Needs to Empower Women to Boost Its Economy

Pakistan is at a crossroads, and not for the reasons you might think. Data from the latest Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) show the country has an opportunity to seize an economic boost, but only if they can accelerate … Continue Reading

This V-Day is About More Than Flowers and Candy

Today is V-Day. Put away the candy hearts, I’m not talking about Valentine’s Day. This is a different V-Day. V-Day was created on Valentine’s Day in 1998, with a mission to end violence against women and girls worldwide. The United … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Youth

Youth and Unintended Pregnancy: Why We Need to Stop Playing the Blame Game

Growing up is quite an adventure. First you are a child who can only see the world in black and white. Then, you hit puberty and suddenly everything changes. My transition from childhood to adolescence seemed to happen overnight. Suddenly, … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Environment, Population and Climate Change

PAI Partners Talk Sustainable Development on Capitol Hill

  Today, PAI—together with the Sierra Club and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)—hosted  a Congressional briefing on integrated population, health and environment (PHE) programs. The briefing featured the work of partners Deepa Pullanikkatil of Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) in … Continue Reading

Environment, Population and Climate Change

Why is Sustainable Management of Oceans, Forests and Biodiversity a Population Issue?

“We need to protect our oceans as if our lives depend on it, because they do.” That was the message brought by Dr. Sylvia Earle from National Geographic to last week’s Eighth Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals … Continue Reading

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A Global Call for Safe Abortion

For the past two decades, activists in Latin America and the Caribbean have designated September 28th as a day to call for access to legal and safe abortion. In 2011, they were joined by a network of abortion advocates from … Continue Reading