Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Dated Discrimination Comes Back to Life Downton Abbey shows outdated attitudes toward reproductive rights. So does C-SPAN.

Warning: This piece includes spoilers for the most recent season of Downton Abbey. For the women of Downton Abbey, this season has brought some struggles when it comes to reproductive rights. In the most direct family planning plotline, savvy Lady … Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Assistance

42 Years After Roe, the Fight for Reproductive Rights Continues Here and Abroad

On this day 42 years ago the United States Supreme Court announced its landmark decision in the Roe v. Wade case, confirming the right of women in the United States to have an abortion.  Despite this affirmation from the highest … Continue Reading

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Don’t Believe the Hype

While PAI’s focus is primarily international, we believe in reproductive rights for women everywhere. And we know that today, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, is an important milestone for our counterparts still fighting for those rights … Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Assistance

169 Days is Too Long. Tell President Obama: Helms Hurts!

169 days. That’s how long it’s been since we asked President Obama to take action on the Helms Amendment — a dangerous policy that restricts women’s access to safe abortion, even in cases of rape, incest, or life endangerment. 169 days … Continue Reading

Advocates Achieve Liberalization of Mozambique Abortion Law After 10-Year Effort

One of the things about advocacy work that can be frustrating is that goals aren’t always achieved quickly. It often can take many months or even years of sustained work to accomplish your objective. There may be tiny victories along … Continue Reading

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