To Change the World, You Must Know Your World

Last summer, as African heads of state convened in Washington, D.C. for the US-Africa Leaders Summit, the Washington Post published a quiz asking its readers to locate African countries on a map. The chart below summarizes the results of more … Continue Reading

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Don’t Believe the Hype

While PAI’s focus is primarily international, we believe in reproductive rights for women everywhere. And we know that today, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, is an important milestone for our counterparts still fighting for those rights … Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Assistance

Prevalent and Preventable: The Tragedy of Unsafe Abortion

“Unsafe abortion is actually a public health tragedy of our times, simply because the technology to make this procedure safe has been available for decades…In our region, particularly with the patriarchal culture and the society we live in, religious fundamentalism … Continue Reading

Advocates Achieve Liberalization of Mozambique Abortion Law After 10-Year Effort

One of the things about advocacy work that can be frustrating is that goals aren’t always achieved quickly. It often can take many months or even years of sustained work to accomplish your objective. There may be tiny victories along … Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Assistance

What We’re Reading: Legislators Leave Out Family Planning in Roll Call Commentary

Recently, three members of Congress penned a commentary for Roll Call detailing their November trip to Cambodia to observe U.S.-funded maternal and child health programs in action. In reading the commentary by Representatives Crenshaw, Granger, and Quigley, it was deeply … Continue Reading

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