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Press Releases

December 10, 2014

Peace Corps Volunteers Win Better Reproductive Health Coverage with Omnibus Appropriations Bill

December 10, 2014 Peace Corps Volunteers Win Better Reproductive Health Coverage with Omnibus Appropriations Bill Washington, D.C. – Peace Corps volunteers should soon enjoy the same level of coverage for reproductive health care as other federal employees, … Continue reading »
December 9, 2014

Family Planning 2020’s Statement of Principles Strengthens Efforts to Expand Access, Secure Rights

December 9, 2014 Family Planning 2020’s Statement of Principles Strengthens Efforts to Expand Access, Secure Rights Statement by PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers “Today, Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) released its Rights and Empowerment Principles for Family Planning. … Continue reading »
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 »
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From the Blog

December 17, 2014

41 Years Have Passed. Isn’t It Time to Act on Helms?

Today marks the 41st anniversary of the adoption of the Helms Amendment—a harmful policy that has been enforced as a total ban on U.S. funding for abortion overseas, even in cases of rape, incest, and life endangerment. As this video … Continue Reading

December 16, 2014

Unfinished Conversations on Health and Gender as Climate Negotiations Close

The climate negotiations in Lima, Peru, have concluded, with countries reaching an agreement, though many tough decisions remain unresolved or have simply been postponed. The negotiations were abuzz with energy through the second week, with top conversations surround the successful … Continue Reading

December 11, 2014

How Family Planning Fared in the Cromnibus

Pending final approval of a massive $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund most of the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2015, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) advocates appear to be on the verge achieving a … Continue Reading

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In the News

Nov 24, 2014

More should be done on early marriages

The latest case in which a village headman, alert residents and police blocked a wedding ceremony for two teenagers in Petauke district, Eastern Province, made very sad reading indeed. It is a chilling indicator that despite the massive sensitisation that has … Continue reading »

Nov 24, 2014

When ‘Sinning’ Becomes a Virtue

Maria (not real name), a member of the Johane Marange Apostolic Church, has a secret. The secret excites the 35-year-old so much and she now wants other women to know. She has gone against her church beliefs and been taking … Continue reading »

Nov 24, 2014

$1 Birth Control Is on the Way

A new contraceptive method that costs just $1 means women all over the world now have more options in planning the number and spacing of their children. Under a new agreement between the Gates Foundation, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, and the Children’s … Continue reading »