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July 11, 2014

The Hidden Family Planning Crisis of the Urban Poor

  Today, 3.9 billion of us live in cities. That’s more than half the world’s population. According to a new report released by the United Nations Population Division, by 2050, approximately 66 percent of the globe’s population will live in … Continue reading »

June 9, 2014

It’s Complicated: Anti-LGBT Laws Leave No Easy Answers for SRHR Advocates

  Recently at PAI, we were presented with the opportunity to partner with a local African civil society organization (CSO) to advance women’s access to reproductive and maternal health. At PAI, our preference is to work with local CSOs, as … Continue reading »

April 21, 2014

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly at CPD

  Last week, governments and civil society came together for the 47th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD). This CPD was particularly important because 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population … Continue reading »

March 20, 2014

When Words Aren’t Enough: Who’s Holding Governments Accountable on Rights?

With the release of new guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) on “Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services,”  there is renewed discussion around shaping and implementing family planning policies and programs that respect, protect … Continue reading »

January 27, 2014

Transformation Doesn’t Happen Over Night

How can we best help countries realize their existing commitments to rights and ensure that rights-based approaches are the standard for all countries? These are the questions at the heart of an emerging dialogue in the family planning and reproductive … Continue reading »

December 19, 2013

A Starting Point for Rights-Based Family Planning

Since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development’s Programme of Action, there has been a global consensus that human rights and reproductive rights are core principles of family planning programs. Many donors, developing countries, and implementing partners are guided … Continue reading »

November 11, 2013

PAI’s Newest Newsletter: 2020Vision

This is the first in a new series of global family planning policy insight and analysis from PAI. It will cover issues ranging from FP2020 and the Post2015 agenda to reproductive health supplies to budget advocacy. To sign up, visit … Continue reading »