Family Planning Improves Women’s Lives

April 20, 2012

PAI Partner, Negash Teklu explains how PHE Ethiopia has combined family planning and natural resource conservation to improve economic development, environmental sustainability and the health of women and their families.


Family Planning Should Be A Priority

July 18, 2011

In this Empty Handed extra, Mary, a midwife in Uganda, talks about the embarrassment and hardship women in her community face when they can’t get the contraceptives they need. Continue reading »



Finding Balance – Forests and Family Planning in Madagascar

January 3, 2005

This award-winning documentary journeys to the edge of a rapidly disappearing world in Madagascar, where population growth continues to fuel the cycle of poverty and deforestation. Continue reading »


Follow-Up Care for People Living with HIV is Critical

April 25, 2012

Lucy Mvula from Alliance Zambia speaks about the importance of listening to people living with HIV and ensuring follow-up care.


Gender Norms Can Affect Women’s Health

June 25, 2012

Peter Nweke from Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) talks about how gender norms can affect women’s decision-making about reproductive health.


How Many People are in the World Today?

May 18, 2011

PAI takes to the street to find out just how much people know about world population. Could you guess how many people there are in the world today? Continue reading »


In One Place

July 18, 2012

In One Place shows why integrating family planning/reproductive health and HIV/AIDS is a priority for women and young people in sub-Saharan Africa. Through the voices of women in Zambia living with HIV, the film documents how separate health services can result in a range of missed opportunities, poor health outcomes and lost productivity. Continue reading »



More Than Half The World’s Population is Under The Age of 25

October 25, 2011

Moises Naim of Efecto Naim, interviews PAI President, Suzanne Ehlers on the 7 billion milestone and more than half the world’s population being under the age of 25. Continue reading »


Our Collective Impact

December 28, 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, I’m hoping that you will take a minute to reflect on all that we have achieved this year. Together, you, PAI, and our partners around the world have improved the lives and well-being of … Continue reading »


Population: 7 Billion

August 7, 2011

Population: 7 Billion from Population Action International on Vimeo. As the world population hits the 7 Billion mark in October, there are a lot of questions that have arisen about the subject. Are we ready? What will happen next? Is … Continue reading »