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Press Releases

December 10, 2014

Peace Corps Volunteers Win Better Reproductive Health Coverage with Omnibus Appropriations Bill

December 10, 2014 Peace Corps Volunteers Win Better Reproductive Health Coverage with Omnibus Appropriations Bill Washington, D.C. – Peace Corps volunteers should soon enjoy the same level of coverage for reproductive health care as other federal employees, … Continue reading »
December 9, 2014

Family Planning 2020’s Statement of Principles Strengthens Efforts to Expand Access, Secure Rights

December 9, 2014 Family Planning 2020’s Statement of Principles Strengthens Efforts to Expand Access, Secure Rights Statement by PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers “Today, Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) released its Rights and Empowerment Principles for Family Planning. … Continue reading »
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 »
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From the Blog

January 29, 2015

To Change the World, You Must Know Your World

Last summer, as African heads of state convened in Washington, D.C. for the US-Africa Leaders Summit, the Washington Post published a quiz asking its readers to locate African countries on a map. The chart below summarizes the results of more … Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

You Can’t Talk About Women’s Empowerment Without This

Last week, the Bill and Melinda Gates released their annual letter, setting out their “big bets” for the next 15 years of global development. Key to achieving their vision is the empowerment of women and girls, and the above video … Continue Reading

January 28, 2015

I’m All In on Women

This piece was originally published on the Huffington Post. Sandwiched between the State of the Union address and the anniversary of Roe v. Wade is another January tradition: the release of Bill and Melinda Gates’ Annual Letter. International development practitioners … Continue Reading

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In the News

Nov 24, 2014

More should be done on early marriages

The latest case in which a village headman, alert residents and police blocked a wedding ceremony for two teenagers in Petauke district, Eastern Province, made very sad reading indeed. It is a chilling indicator that despite the massive sensitisation that has … Continue reading »

Nov 24, 2014

When ‘Sinning’ Becomes a Virtue

Maria (not real name), a member of the Johane Marange Apostolic Church, has a secret. The secret excites the 35-year-old so much and she now wants other women to know. She has gone against her church beliefs and been taking … Continue reading »

Nov 24, 2014

$1 Birth Control Is on the Way

A new contraceptive method that costs just $1 means women all over the world now have more options in planning the number and spacing of their children. Under a new agreement between the Gates Foundation, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, and the Children’s … Continue reading »