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Press Releases

June 30, 2014

An Abysmal Decision for Women’s Rights and For The United States’ Reputation Abroad

June 30, 2014   AN ABYSMAL DECISION FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND FOR THE UNITED STATES’ REPUTATION ABROAD Statement from PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers on Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Today, in a blow to women’s health … Continue reading »
June 24, 2014

Amendment Finally Brings Justice to Peace Corps Volunteers Sexually Assaulted During Service

June 24, 2014   AMENDMENT FINALLY BRINGS JUSTICE TO PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED DURING SERVICE Statement by PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers   Washington, DC— Today, the House Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment by Rep. … Continue reading »
May 6, 2014

The Peace Corps Equity Act is an Opportunity to Give Volunteers Life-Saving Federal Health Benefits They Deserve

May 6, 2014 PEACE CORPS EQUITY ACT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE VOLUNTEERS LIFE-SAVING FEDERAL HEALTH BENEFITS THEY DESERVE Statement by PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers Washington, DC—Today, Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen … Continue reading »
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From the Blog

July 24, 2014

HIV and Family Planning: Time to Bring Them Together

This week, thousands of activists, advocates, scientists, and experts are gathering in Melbourne, Australia for the International AIDS Conference. And among the hundreds of panels, exhibits, and discussions that fill the week, we’re pleased to see an expanded focus on … Continue Reading

July 22, 2014

Reproductive Rights Don’t Stop At Our Borders

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a passionate advocate for women’s reproductive rights. For four years, I worked on the domestic landscape, raising resources for policies to support American women’s access to the services they need and … Continue Reading

July 22, 2014

Open Working Group Ends With Proposed Sustainable Development Goals

Last week, the U.N. Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals met for the last time, after a total of 13 meetings over 18 months. It was a grueling marathon negotiation that went through the wee hours on Friday … Continue Reading

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In the News

Jul 11, 2014

Sex in the City: As Cities Grow, Are We Forgetting the Urban Poor?

Today, 3.9 billion of us live in cities. That’s more than half the world’s population. By 2050, two-thirds of us will live in urban areas. Today is World Population Day, and this week the United Nations Population Division released the … Continue reading »

Jul 2, 2014

Republican family values put women’s lives in danger worldwide

Last week, a committee in the US House of Representatives approved a spending bill that would slash funding for international family planning and reimpose a harmful policy that reduces contraceptive access and tramples on the rights of healthcare providers. On … Continue reading »

May 1, 2014

Why They Care: Reproductive Health Champions Spotlight Personal Connections To Development, Environment, More

“Saving the planet depends on women achieving full human rights, and that begins with reproductive rights,” writes the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Frances Beinecke in a new set of essays on reproductive health published by the United Nations Foundation and the Aspen … Continue reading »