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

June 30, 2014

For immediate release 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 »

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

June 24, 2014

For immediate release 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 »

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

May 6, 2014

For Immediate Release 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 »

Opportunity Fund Awards More Than $100,000 to Expand Family Planning Advocacy in West Africa

April 8, 2014

For immediate release 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 »

Population Action International Thanks Representative Yvette Clarke for Championing Women’s Health and Rights

September 27, 2013

For Immediate Release 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 »

New Investments in Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 Would be Accelerated by Family Planning

September 25, 2013

For immediate release 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 »

Catherine Russell Confirmed as New Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues

August 5, 2013

For immediate release August 5, 2013 Catherine Russell Confirmed as New Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers “PAI congratulates Catherine Russell on her confirmation as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, a … Continue reading »

A Permanent Repeal of the Global Gag Rule is Long Overdue

July 18, 2013

For immediate release July 18, 2013 A Permanent Repeal of the Global Gag Rule is Long Overdue Statement by PAI Director of U.S. Government Relations Craig Lasher Washington, DC: Today, Rep. Nita Lowey and 114 cosponsors introduced the Global Democracy … Continue reading »

PAI Salutes Longtime Family Planning Advocate Sharon Camp

July 16, 2013

For the entirety of her professional career, Sharon Camp has been a central global figure in the movement to expand contraceptive access to women everywhere and to address the impact of demographic trends on society and the natural environment. Population … Continue reading »

No More Lip Service: It’s Time to Invest in Young People

July 11, 2013

For immediate release July 11, 2013  No More Lip Service: It’s Time to Invest in Young People Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers “This year’s World Population Day marks the one-year anniversary of the historic London … Continue reading »