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Press Releases

September 8, 2014

PAI Joins 80 Organizations in Calling for Immediate Action on the Helms Amendment

Sept. 8, 2014 PAI Joins 80 Organizations in Calling for Immediate Action on the Helms Amendment Statement by PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers “About one month ago, PAI launched a public campaign asking President Obama to … Continue reading »
August 14, 2014

30 Years is Enough: End the Global Gag Rule

August 14, 2014 30 Years is Enough: End the Global Gag Rule Washington, DC—Today, Population Action International (PAI) launched 30 Years is Enough: End the Global Gag Rule, an online interactive experience to mark the 30th anniversary … Continue reading »
July 30, 2014

Every Second President Obama Hesitates Harms U.S. Efforts to Prevent Unsafe Abortions, Deaths

July 30, 2014 Every Second President Obama Hesitates Harms U.S. Efforts to Prevent Unsafe Abortions, Deaths Statement by PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers “For more than 40 years, the Helms Amendment has banned U.S. foreign assistance … Continue reading »
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From the Blog

October 22, 2014

Ebola Epidemic Magnifies Reproductive Health Challenges in Liberia

What if you went to the pharmacy and the person dispensing your medication was not the pharmacist, but an electrician? No, this is not a practical joke. It is the unsettling reality uncovered by Lloyd Matowe, the director of Pharmaceutical … Continue Reading

October 16, 2014

If Buying Condoms Were Like Buying Birth Control

What if buying condoms were as difficult as obtaining most other birth control methods? That’s the scenario depicted in this parody video from BuzzFeed, where a young man encounters the same obstacles typically faced by young women who need a … Continue Reading

October 10, 2014

Saying No to Stigma

I used to think that only in my country, Malawi, would a young unmarried person be considered promiscuous if he or she tried to access information about contraception. Sadly, this is same in many other developing countries, and some developed … Continue Reading

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In the News

Sep 8, 2014

Between a Woman and Her Doctor is No Place for U.S. Policy

You’ve probably heard of this summer’s Supreme Court decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby that let employers pick and choose what birth control methods they would cover, inserting themselves in a key decision between a woman and her doctor. Many … Continue reading »

Aug 14, 2014

Helms Amendment Blocks Aid to African Women

This week, the White House hosted a summit of African leaders focused on “Investing in the Next Generation.” The summit was the latest in a series of steps by the Obama Administration to strengthen ties to Africa and discuss new … Continue reading »

Aug 1, 2014

A Harsh Climate for Women

Experts have been issuing warnings for years about the impact of climate change. Just this week, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that last month was the hottest June on record. Yet even with some increasing recognition of … Continue reading »