Reproductive Rights Don’t Stop At Our Borders How We Get Beyond the Domestic/International Divide to Support Women Everywhere

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a passionate advocate for women’s reproductive rights. For four years, I worked on the domestic landscape, raising resources for policies to support American women’s access to the services they need and … Continue Reading

The Other Half Engaging Men and Boys in Reproductive Health and Gender Equality

Él es mi media naraja: “He is the other half to my orange.” During my Peace Corps service in El Salvador, many women would describe their husbands to me this way. It seemed like the perfect description for how men … Continue Reading

The Wrong Decision for Women, and Our Reputation Abroad

Today’s Supreme Court decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby is a disgrace that will hurt American women, as well as the United States’ reputation abroad. Read our official statement from President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers: How can we advance the … Continue Reading

State By State, Abortion Access is Under Attack

Since Roe V. Wade legalized abortion at the federal level in 1973, states have had control in regulating abortion access. Over the last few decades, many states have increasingly restricted abortion access through legislation. We hear about challenges to existing … Continue Reading

Amendment Brings Justice to Peace Corps Volunteers Sexually Assaulted During Service

We’re thrilled that this morning, the House Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) to provide life-saving federal benefits to Peace Corps volunteers who are sexually assaulted. “More than half of these volunteers are women. They deserve … Continue Reading

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Sex and Sustainable Development

This blog was originally published by Women at the Center, a site addressing the connections between reproductive health and rights, empowerment, and environmental sustainability. Where does sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) fit into a sustainable development agenda? Just about everywhere, … Continue Reading