Global Gag Rule, U.S. Foreign Assistance

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

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

It’s Your Future. Contraceptives Help You Shape It.

Happy World Contraception Day! It seems obvious to most of us, but it’s always good to remind people: one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to empower women and increase their quality of life is to make sure they have … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

The Missing Link: Quality in Contraception Programs

The pill. The condom. The implant. With World Contraception Day approaching, we’re all for celebrating the diversity of contraceptive methods. But before we even talk about type of method, we need to talk about quality. Contraception programs around the globe have made … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Environment, Population and Climate Change

At the U.N. and Everywhere, Women Need to Be in the Conversation

Today, world leaders are gathered in New York for a climate change summit convened by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. And yesterday, the U.N. General Assembly held a special session reviewing 20 years of progress on reproductive health and … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

There Are Many Effective Birth Control Methods. Coca-Cola Isn’t One of Them.

World Contraception Day is rapidly approaching, and to celebrate, we at PAI want to make sure you’re informed about the full range of contraceptive options. These include methods such as: The pill. The condom. The implant. Crocodile dung and honey. … Continue Reading

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