The Wrong Decision for Women, and Our Reputation Abroad

Today’s Supreme Court decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby is a disgrace that will hurt American women, as well as the United States’ reputation abroad. Read our official statement from President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers: How can we advance the … Continue Reading

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Someone Else’s Religion Shouldn’t Be a Barrier to Health Care

American women were dealt a huge blow today when the Supreme Court ruled that two for-profit companies with “sincerely held religious beliefs” do not have to cover the cost of contraceptives for their employees. The decision is a victory for the … Continue Reading

Contraceptives and Condoms, Family Planning

Angry About the Hobby Lobby Case? Religious Barriers to Birth Control Are Nothing New

This week, the Supreme Court is hearing cases from two for-profit companies, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, who want a religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring health plans to cover birth control. If the Court rules in … Continue Reading

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Data for Development

Relevant, quality, and timely data are essential to effective policy and program design, and to monitoring the impact of interventions. Recognizing the importance of data for development, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is working to build the capacity of … Continue Reading