Topic » Youth
More than half of the world’s population in 2008 was under the age of 30. The majority of these youth approaching their childbearing years live in developing countries with limited access to family planning and reproductive health services. More than 14 million girls ages 15-19 give birth each year, and they are twice as likely as women 20-34 to die from pregnancy-related causes.
PAI holds discussions on reproductive health with U.S. university students and provides advocacy grants to support youth-led organizations working on these issues internationally. PAI believes that young people must have access to comprehensive and scientifically accurate reproductive health information, services, and supplies.
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
Miami, Florida is well-known for its beautiful beaches, flavorful food and cultural diversity. It is also home to several important Members of Congress, an economic hub in the South and a critical gateway between the United States and the rich, … Continue reading
PAI was proud to join the International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Coalition (ISRRC) and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin to strategize around key international meetings including the Commission on Population and Development, ICPD+20, and Rio +20, as well as … Continue reading
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
Half of the world population is made of amazing group young people, creative, strong and committed to finding solution to the world greatest challenge; climate change.
The 17th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP17) opened in Durban today with a very strong statement on women
More than 400 young people from all over the world gathered at the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa this week for the 7th Conference of Youth. The Conference of Youth is about bringing together youth from all over the world who are passionate about sustainability and climate change. It’s a place to connect, share skills and build a movement.
By Kristine Berzins and Patricia Becus Moses Mpali-Taire lives in a society where you don’t talk about sex. Yet during the past year, he and other members of the Teenage Education Health Centre Uganda have been busy training other young … Continue reading
Pregnancy-related deaths are the leading cause of mortality for girls aged 15 to 19 worldwide. Cross-posted with OtherWords. A few weeks ago, a tiny resort community on the tip of Cape Cod found itself at the center of a national … Continue reading
Why Host a Youth Screening of a PAI Documentary? Documentary films are a powerful advocacy and education tool that put a human face on global challenges around family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, the environment,and gender norms. Screening PAI documentaries … Continue reading
An unprecedented number of young people are entering their reproductive years, most of whom live in the developing world. U.S. policy makers should assist in effort to ensure that youth worldwide are able to make informed decisions about their sexuality … Continue reading