Family Planning, Financing and Aid Effectiveness

Kulera = Happy, Healthy Family

Golden Makoka is a 30-year-old taxi driver in Malawi’s capital city, Lilongwe. He and his wife have one child, and one more on the way. They only want two to three children, so they can provide for them properly. “I … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Angry About the Hobby Lobby Case? Religious Barriers to Birth Control Are Nothing New

This week, the Supreme Court is hearing cases from two for-profit companies, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, who want a religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring health plans to cover birth control. If the Court rules in … Continue Reading

Family Planning

When Words Aren’t Enough Who’s Holding Governments Accountable on Rights?

Today, PAI President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers is joining other family planning leaders for a dialogue on human rights-based approaches to strengthen voluntary family planning efforts. The event, hosted by the Population Council, focuses on integrating human rights principles into … Continue Reading

Family Planning

With the Right Tools, Women Can Build Anything

She builds. Two words, endless possibilities. This week’s video comes from the She Builds campaign, coordinated by Devex in partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Chemonics International, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and others. The month-long campaign highlights the … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies

Negotiated CPD Outcome Brings Opportunity to Advance Reproductive Health

After several meetings and delayed decisions, it is official that there will be a negotiated outcome document at the 47th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD). This is great news for sexual and reproductive health … Continue Reading

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