U.S. Foreign Assistance

What We’re Reading: Legislators Leave Out Family Planning in Roll Call Commentary

Recently, three members of Congress penned a commentary for Roll Call detailing their November trip to Cambodia to observe U.S.-funded maternal and child health programs in action. In reading the commentary by Representatives Crenshaw, Granger, and Quigley, it was deeply … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning, Maternal Health

Supporting Reproductive Health? It Just Adds Up.

Today, The Guttmacher Institute released its latest Adding It Up report, estimating the overall needs for sexual and reproductive health care worldwide and what it would cost to meet them. As the video above explains, there are now 225 million … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Why Can’t These Women Get the Contraceptives They Need?

“They told me what I wanted was not there.” “They asked me to come back after one month.” “The injections, the pills, the implants…they had nothing.” In the video above, women around the world tell you—in their own words—the struggles … Continue Reading

Integration - HIV/AIDS

HIV and Family Planning: Time to Bring Them Together

This week, thousands of activists, advocates, scientists, and experts are gathering in Melbourne, Australia for the International AIDS Conference. And among the hundreds of panels, exhibits, and discussions that fill the week, we’re pleased to see an expanded focus on … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Population and Climate Change

The National Climate Assessment: What About Women?

Earlier this week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released its third National Climate Assessment stating: “Climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present.” It is here and impacting all of us. … Continue Reading

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