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The Economics of Birth Control

November 12, 2013

Spending $1 and getting $4 back sounds like a good deal, doesn’t it? Well for every $1 we invest in family planning, we save $4 in other areas like education, public health, and water and sanitation. It’s time to cash … Continue reading »

Policy Brief

10 Things You Should Know About Family Planning and the Demographic Dividend

November 12, 2013

The demographic dividend is the economic growth that may result from changes to a country’s age structure. The shifts in age structure are driven by a transition from people living short lives and having large families to living long lives … Continue reading »

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PAI’s Newest Newsletter: 2020Vision

November 11, 2013

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 »

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Thanks and Spanks for Family Planning Donors

November 6, 2013

For our latest infographic, we compared each donor’s actual funding for family planning and reproductive health to their fair share of funding. Then we ranked them based on how close they come to meeting their fair share. Rankings can be … Continue reading »

Advocacy Guide

Empty Shelves, Empty Hands Advocacy Guide

November 6, 2013

Despite dramatic improvements in family planning and sexual and reproductive health across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), persistent socioeconomic disparities demand that governments address weak policy frameworks, legal and regulatory barriers, and an inconsistent range of contraceptive methods. In … Continue reading »

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Think Your 30-Minute Wait at the Doctor’s Office is Bad? Try This.

August 20, 2013

Say you’re living with HIV but married to someone who isn’t.  When you go to the nearest clinic to get contraceptives, you probably also want to receive medication for your HIV. Your partner also wants to be routinely tested to … Continue reading »

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Senate Appropriators Shame House Counterparts on Family Planning

July 26, 2013

July 26, 2013 Senate Appropriators Shame House Counterparts on Family Planning After Wednesday’s disappointing House committee markup of the FY 2014 State Department and foreign operations bill, women’s health advocates enthusiastically applaud the actions of the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday … Continue reading »

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For House GOP Appropriators, It’s Deja Vu All Over Again on Family Planning

July 24, 2013

Earlier this afternoon, the Republican-controlled House Appropriations Committee voted to approve a bill that includes dangerous cuts to international family planning and destructive policy “riders.” The legislation is virtually identical to last year’s House bill in its hostile funding and … Continue reading »

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Mapping Population & Climate Change Hotspots

July 19, 2013

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Dollars and Sense: The Case for Contraception, Version 2

June 6, 2013

The U.S. spent $1 billion on maintenance of empty buildings in a year. Couldn’t that money be better spent empowering women and giving them access to the modern contraceptives they want? We think so. Fortunately, countries and other donors are … Continue reading »