Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

A Woman’s Worth

This post was originally published on Impatient Optimists. A walk to her local clinic may take several hours. She may have to wait in line. She may have to go back several times before she can get the method she … Continue Reading

Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Infographic: The Dollars and Sense of Family Planning

Believe it or not, Americans spend more than $1 billion annually on potato chips. And while Ruffles may be delicious, this is arguably not the smartest way to spend our money. If we spent that same $1 billion on family … Continue Reading

Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

Senate Briefing Stresses Family Planning as Development “Best Buy”

Anna has five children, or in the words of her mother-in-law, not enough. The first time health workers from PSI Tanzania came to her house, Anna’s mother-in-law wouldn’t even let them through the door. She was misinformed, citing myth after … Continue Reading

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