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Do You Believe #MomsMatter?

May 5, 2014

There’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news is that a woman dies every two minutes from pregnancy or child birth. The good news is that the medication that can save these women’s lives is less than $1 … Continue reading »

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Dollars and Sense: Budget Advocacy for Reproductive Health Event Report

April 29, 2014

While organizations worldwide have started to advocate to mobilize government funding to meet public sector reproductive health needs, there have been few opportunities for these organizations to come together to share information and resources. PAI hosted “Dollars and Sense” at … Continue reading »

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Dollars and Sense: The Case for Contraception

June 5, 2013

Dollars and Sense, a new film by PAI, explains the economic case for contraception. Right now, around the world, more than 222 million women want something they can’t get: they all want access to modern contraceptives.   Fortunately, countries and … Continue reading »

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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 »

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Economics and Rapid Change – The Influence of Population Growth

January 1, 1997

Richard P. Cincotta and Robert Engelman While the linkage between demographic and economic dynamics is undeniably complex, new data make clear that during the 1980s, on average, population growth dampened the growth of per capita GDP. The negative effects of … Continue reading »

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Eight Facts About the Global Gag Rule

February 11, 2011

Ever since the Global Gag Rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy) was first introduced in 1984, conservative U.S. politicians have used abortion politics in the U.S. to block access to contraceptives for women in developing countries. Over and … Continue reading »

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Election Outcome a Serious Setback for Family Planning

November 4, 2010

Population Action International’s preliminary analysis of the November 2nd congressional election results shows a significant reduction in the level of political support for international family planning and reproductive health programs on Capitol Hill. U.S. House of Representatives In the House, family … Continue reading »

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Election Outcome: What Family Planning Advocates Have To Be Thankful For

November 20, 2012

In this Thanksgiving season, supporters of international family planning programs have one thing to be truly thankful for—the 2012 election outcome. With the re-election of President Obama, advocates look forward to four more years of prioritized funding for overseas family … Continue reading »

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EC and GGR

January 1, 2003

While family planning opponents often misrepresent emergency contraception (EC) as medical abortion, in reality, EC is the only method of post-coital contraception. The purpose of this guide is to set the record straight: emergency contraception is just that – contraception … Continue reading »

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Empty Handed Advocacy Guide

June 7, 2010

Empty Handed tells the story of women’s lack of access to reproductive health supplies in sub-Saharan Africa, and its impact on their lives. Continue reading »

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