Climate Change, Population and Climate Change

Top Climate Scientists Agree: Family Planning Matters

Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability section of its Fifth Assessment Report. This report, for the first time ever, recognized the social dimensions of climate change adaptation–including population dynamics. What does that … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Angry About the Hobby Lobby Case? Religious Barriers to Birth Control Are Nothing New

This week, the Supreme Court is hearing cases from two for-profit companies, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, who want a religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring health plans to cover birth control. If the Court rules in … Continue Reading

Women in Haiti Still Waiting for Lasting Solutions

It’s been four years since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, but for too many women and girls, internal displacement and poor health care access remain a fact of life. Women and girls are disproportionately affected by natural disasters and both … Continue Reading

Financing and Aid Effectiveness

What We’re Reading: Budget Advocacy Can Help Break the Cycle of Corruption

Corruption is a hot topic. Budget advocacy?  Sadly, not as much. But a recent interview in prominent Nigerian newspaper This Day suggests that budget advocates could be the missing link to keeping corruption in check. The interview Mr. Ugo Jim-Nwoko, … Continue Reading

Family Planning

When Words Aren’t Enough Who’s Holding Governments Accountable on Rights?

Today, PAI President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers is joining other family planning leaders for a dialogue on human rights-based approaches to strengthen voluntary family planning efforts. The event, hosted by the Population Council, focuses on integrating human rights principles into … Continue Reading

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