Family Planning, Financing and Aid Effectiveness, International Policies

Zambian Family Planning Advocates: “Think Like an Ant, Not An Elephant.”

“In Zambia, family planning is not part of the nursing school curriculum.” It seems unbelievable, but our partners from the Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia explain that unless nurses get special post-training, they are not routinely taught how to insert … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Population Trends and Demography

Family Planning in Pakistan: More Questions Than Answers

Imagine you’re a woman living in Pakistan who would like to decide if and when to have children. You’re going to school, or you’ve got a job, or you’ve had a child and simply want some space before your next … Continue Reading

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

Youth

What It Takes to Inspire a Girl

As a Rwandan woman, there are many things I can be proud of with regard to gender equality. Rwanda boasts of the highest percentage of women members of parliament (MPs). Indeed, last year, we broke our own record and increased … Continue Reading

Climate Change, International Policies, Population and Climate Change

New Climate Report Brings Opportunities for Action

Today’s news headlines are flooded with statements about climate change and its impacts, thanks to a new report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The take-away? Climate change is here and already impacting the world’s poorest and … Continue Reading

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