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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 »

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 »