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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

September 18, 2014

Take a Selfie, Change the World?

From being named Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013 to stealing the show at this year’s Oscars, the “selfie” has already become an inescapable part of our popular culture. Now, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is hoping … Continue Reading

September 17, 2014

Working Group Report Gets Top Billing as Post-2015 Process Heads to the U.N.

The next phase of the post-2015 process starts next week, when the United Nations General Assembly convenes in New York for its annual meeting. The Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) wrapped up their recommendations in July, … Continue Reading

September 16, 2014

Above All, Reproductive Rights Matter

A few weeks ago, we shared a video of the All* Above All Be Bold road trip—a cross-country effort to end bans on abortion coverage for low-income women. This week, the brave mobile (as they call the tricked-out truck traveling … 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 »