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

Stuff of Nightmares? They’re Not Kidding.

The above video is officially titled, “Don’t believe the thumbnail, this video is the stuff of nightmares.” And man, they are not kidding. The video launched this week in conjunction with the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. … 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