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Press Releases

April 8, 2014

Opportunity Fund Awards More Than $100,000 to Expand Family Planning Advocacy in West Africa

April 10, 2013 Opportunity Fund Awards More Than $100,000 to Expand Family Planning Advocacy in West Africa Washington, D.C. — Advance Family Planning (AFP) and Population Action International (PAI) are bolstering family planning advocacy efforts in francophone … Continue reading »
September 27, 2013

Population Action International Thanks Representative Yvette Clarke for Championing Women’s Health and Rights

Population Action International Thanks Representative Yvette Clarke for Championing Women’s Health and Rights Washington, DC – Population Action International (PAI) commends Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) on her reintroduction of the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act. This … Continue reading »
September 25, 2013

New Investments in Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 Would be Accelerated by Family Planning

New Investments in Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 Would be Accelerated by Family Planning Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers “This week, the World Bank Group, UNICEF, the U.S. Agency for International … Continue reading »
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From the Blog

April 17, 2014

Every Minute of Every Day, 40 Women Put Their Lives At Risk

Every year, 21 million women risk their lives by having an unsafe abortion. That means that every minute of every day, 40 more women are in danger. Nearly all unsafe abortions—98 percent—occur in developing countries, and more than 47,000 women … Continue Reading

April 12, 2014

Day 5 Recap: It’s a Wrap

The long hours were worth it. Throughout the week, there were challenges that bordered on the surreal. No room reservations, microphones that didn’t work, emails that got caught up in the system. Admittedly modest in scope, these bureaucratic problems threatened, at … Continue Reading

April 10, 2014

Day 4 Recap: Don’t Just Mind the Gap, Bridge It

Pop quiz: How is it that Country X, who receives tens of millions of dollars of donor assistance on family planning, as well as makes a progressive and meaningful commitment to a global initiative such as Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), … Continue Reading

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In the News

Apr 10, 2014

In Pakistan, More Questions Than Answers When It Comes To Family Planning

Imagine you’re a woman living in Pakistan who would like to decide if and when to have children. You’re going to school, or you’ve got a job, or you’ve had a child and simply want some space before your next … Continue reading »

Apr 8, 2014

Day 2 Recap: Keeping Youth and Human Rights in Focus

As the 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) progressed today, we encountered new roadblocks. Not about grounds passes and room reservations (much of that has been resolved — bravo!), but about the very essence of this … Continue reading »

Apr 8, 2014

Africa Vulnerable to Climate Change, Warns PACJA

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has warned African leaders of grave consequences of climate change if high rates of deforestation are not immediately stopped on the continent. Samson Ogallah, the Program Manager of PACJA, says climate change will … Continue reading »