Press Releases

Reset

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 »

A Win for Free Speech and Sound Public Health in the Supreme Court

June 20, 2013

For Immediate Release June 20, 2013 A Win for Free Speech and Sound Public Health in the Supreme Court Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers “Today, in a 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a … Continue reading »

New World Population Projections Emphasize the Need to Meet Women’s Demands for Contraception

June 13, 2013

For immediate release June 13, 2013 New World Population Projections Emphasize the Need to Meet Women’s Demands for Contraception Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers  “Today, the United Nations announced that world population could reach 9.6 … Continue reading »

PAI Mourns the Loss of Women’s Rights Champion Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg

June 3, 2013

For immediate release June 3, 2013 PAI Mourns the Loss of Women’s Rights Champion Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers “Today, Population Action International joins his Senate colleagues and countless others in … Continue reading »

More Funding Needed for International Family Planning

April 11, 2013

For immediate release April 11, 2013 More Funding Needed for International Family Planning Population Action International Holds Briefing on “Best Buy” in Development Washington, DC – On the heels of the President’s request for a $37.4 million increase in international family planning … Continue reading »

Sequestration Could Mean Lost Opportunities for Millions of Women and Their Families Overseas

March 2, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEQUESTRATION COULD MEAN LOST OPPORTUNITIES FOR MILLIONS OF WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES OVERSEAS Statement by Population Action International Director of U.S. Government Relations Craig Lasher “With Congress and the President unable to reach a deal yesterday, the … Continue reading »

Upholding the Right to Family Planning for All

November 15, 2012

For immediate release Upholding the Right to Family Planning for All Statement by Population Action International President & CEO Suzanne Ehlers Washington, D.C.:  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released its 2012 State of the World Population report this week, … Continue reading »

Family Planning Central to Development and Women’s Empowerment

July 11, 2012

The London Summit is an historic opportunity to help the millions of women in developing countries who want to avoid pregnancy but lack contraception. Providing access to contraception saves lives. Continue reading »

Population Action International and Atlas Corps Welcome Nigerian Nonprofit Leader

March 12, 2012

PAI awarded Distinguished Partner Award March 12, 2012 Washington, DC – Atlas Corps is proud to announce the placement of its eighth Fellow, Mikang Longjan from Nigeria, at Population Action International (PAI). PAI is an organization that advocates for women … Continue reading »