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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

November 24, 2014

No More Excuses: It’s Time to Collect Data on Young People

We often hear health statistics quoted for youth age 15 and up, children under 5, or women of reproductive age (15-49) to help tell their stories, and show why it’s important to invest in programs for these groups. Yet there’s … Continue Reading

November 21, 2014

What’s Youth Got To Do With It?

This piece was originally published at Women at the Center, and is cross-posted with permission. Half of the world’s population is under 30 and half of all new HIV infections are happening to people between the ages of 15 and … Continue Reading

November 20, 2014

Why Can’t These Women Get the Contraceptives They Need?

“They told me what I wanted was not there.” “They asked me to come back after one month.” “The injections, the pills, the implants…they had nothing.” In the video above, women around the world tell you—in their own words—the struggles … 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 »