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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

January 26, 2015

Dated Discrimination Comes Back to Life

Warning: This piece includes spoilers for the most recent season of Downton Abbey. For the women of Downton Abbey, this season has brought some struggles when it comes to reproductive rights. In the most direct family planning plotline, savvy Lady … Continue Reading

January 22, 2015

42 Years After Roe, the Fight for Reproductive Rights Continues Here and Abroad

On this day 42 years ago the United States Supreme Court announced its landmark decision in the Roe v. Wade case, confirming the right of women in the United States to have an abortion.  Despite this affirmation from the highest … Continue Reading

January 22, 2015

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Don’t Believe the Hype

While PAI’s focus is primarily international, we believe in reproductive rights for women everywhere. And we know that today, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, is an important milestone for our counterparts still fighting for those rights … 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 »