Family Planning, Population Trends and Demography, Youth

African Leaders Talk the Talk, But Will They Come Through for Youth?

Earlier this week, African Ministers and other distinguished guests gathered for the High Level Ministerial Meeting (HLMM) in Addis Ababa as part of the third International Conference on Family Planning. The event centered on discussing the interventions necessary for improving … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Youth

A Pandora’s Box of Barriers Is Hurting Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health

“What’s in the box?” We are in Hawaryat Town in southwestern Ethiopia, standing in front of a school library which also functions as a clubhouse. Outside, a padlocked box is an imposing sentinel.  We are told it was created by … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies

PAI at the International Conference on Family Planning

  The fabulous team above is in Addis Ababa this week representing PAI at the International Conference on Family Planning. Check out our schedule of events for the rest of the week below: November 13 Official Press Conference: Women Leaders … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Financing and Aid Effectiveness, Population Trends and Demography

Womenomics 101

You’ve heard it from us before: investing in family planning pays. But it’s not just that these programs are cost-effective–saving money in other development areas such as health, education, and water and sanitation. Family planning can also give a long-term … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies, Population Trends and Demography

Do You Have the Winning Ticket to Economic Growth?

Today, African ministers are gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for an important conversation about how to build their economies and meet the needs of the next generation. What they may not know is they already hold the winning ticket: family … Continue Reading

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