What We’re Reading: On World Humanitarian Day, What “More” Can We Do for Women and Girls?

Today is World Humanitarian Day: a day that commemorates people who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and celebrates the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness about humanitarian emergencies and … Continue Reading

Family Planning, International Policies

What We’re Reading: A Step Backward for Family Planning in Iran

Some might be surprised that Iran’s family planning program has been pointed to as a success story over the last few decades. While it was by no means perfect, the national family planning program that took root in the 1990’s … Continue Reading

Financing and Aid Effectiveness

What We’re Reading: From Donorship to Ownership

Domestic financing will be the most important source of funds to deliver on the post-2015 development agenda. That is one of the findings from the High Level Panel Report on post-2015, released last year. For those of you who work … Continue Reading

What We’re Reading: Five Positive Takeaways from the Long, Sordid Story of Dr. Steven Brigham

It was with some trepidation that I recently read A Botched Operation, the New Yorker piece by Eyal Press exploring the life and career of abortion provider Steven Brigham, and grappling with why and how he is still in business. … Continue Reading

Climate Change, Family Planning, Population Trends and Demography

What We’re Reading: Is Climate Change Causing Violence? 100 People to Watch, and More…

PAI has a long history of examining and advocating for the links between population, gender, family planning, climate and environment. So we’re always excited when we see others in the media making those connections as well. Check out some of … Continue Reading

Most Recent

Sept. 28_header

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