International Policies

500 Days to Go: Do the MDGs Have a Chance?

The world is closing in on being just 500 days away from the deadline for achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The goals, set in 2000, aimed to improve the world by 2015 across eight broad areas: poverty … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies

Post-2015 Agenda: Organized Chaos or Hot Mess? Sexual and Reproductive Health in Trouble as Goals Move Forward

The latest version of the zero draft report from the Open Working Group developing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) hit the internet late Monday evening. This is the final draft that member states will have a chance to respond to … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Religious Freedom? Not for Women

Liberty and Justice for All from Coalition for Liberty & Justice on Vimeo. As you’ll see in the above video from the Coalition for Liberty and Justice, religious freedom is not just about freedom of religion, but freedom from religion. … Continue Reading

Global Gag Rule, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Global Women’s Health Shouldn’t Be a Casualty of U.S. Culture Wars

During the past few years, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have been a broken record of recurring attacks on international family planning funding and policy. Between attempts to reinstate the harmful Global Gag Rule and proposing drastic cuts … 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

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