Environment, Family Planning, Population and Climate Change

What We’re Reading: New Study Misses the Point on Family Planning

Last week, there was a flurry of media attention around a new study out of Australia that claimed the world’s growing population is just going to keep on growing, destroying the planet, and there’s nothing we can do about it. … Continue Reading

Reproductive Health Supplies

Celebrating a Decade of Supplies A Q&A with Elizabeth Lule, inaugural chair of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition

Late last month, the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) celebrated their 10th anniversary at their annual partners’ meeting in Mexico City. The coalition is a global partnership of public, private, and non-governmental organizations dedicated to ensuring that all people in low- and middle-income countries can … Continue Reading


The Future of Community Development Looks Like This

Madagascar is truly a biological treasure—80 percent of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on the planet. However,  the island nation also suffers from food insecurity and a rapidly growing population. The result? By the early 2000s, nearly 90 … Continue Reading

Family Planning

Will YOU Be the One to Stand Up for Reproductive Rights?

The decisions you make every day, in the course of your own life, can seem very personal and individual—especially when it comes to decisions about sex, contraception, and childbearing. But it’s also easy to see how these decisions can have … Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Assistance

Trick or Tweet! Join our #HillHorrors Tweetathon

Happy Halloween! All this week, we’ve been highlighting some of the scariest policies for women on Capitol Hill here on the blog and over at NightmareOnCapitolHill.com. Though it’s been struck down by every Democratic President in the last 30 years, … 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