Family Planning

Looking for Leadership for Women and Girls

As African leaders converge on Washington, D.C. this week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, economic development is at the top of their agenda. And while their discussions are primarily focused around trade and energy, we know it’s hard for any … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Reproductive Health Supplies

Starting from Scratch For Women in South Sudan, Reproductive Health Care is Almost Nonexistent

We know that conflicts and other emergencies can devastate health systems. Infrastructure is destroyed, supplies become limited, and providers flee, fearing for their safety. But what happens when conflict strikes a country with an already-fragile health care system, such as … Continue Reading

Family Planning

Forbes Unveils 100 Best Websites for Women Who Don’t Care About Their Bodies

Today, Forbes released its 2013 edition of the 100 Best Websites for Women. The list included blogs full of advice about careers, fashion, food, and parenting. I really wanted to like it, and was pleased to see some of my … Continue Reading

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A Global Call for Safe Abortion

For the past two decades, activists in Latin America and the Caribbean have designated September 28th as a day to call for access to legal and safe abortion. In 2011, they were joined by a network of abortion advocates from … Continue Reading