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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 22, 2014

What Does Family Planning Have To Do With Earth Day?

Happy Earth Day! Nearly 45 years have passed since the oil spill in my hometown of Santa Barbara, California, which propelled the founding of Earth Day by Sen. Gaylord Nelson. Despite tremendous awareness and mobilization since that watershed moment, today’s … Continue Reading

April 22, 2014

Worth the Wait

Late in the day on Friday, the Obama Administration released their complete budget request for foreign assistance for fiscal year 2015, including for international family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) programs. Although arriving six weeks after the initial release of … Continue Reading

April 21, 2014

47th CPD: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Last week, governments and civil society came together for the 47th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD). This CPD was particularly important because 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and … 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 »