There's not just one woman, or 10, or 1,000. There's already 222 million women who want to access contraception, but can't.
A number of recent campaigns have taken an unfortunate approach to trying to tackle the issue of teen pregnancy. Rather than supplying youth with the tools and information they desperately need, they've chosen to simply try to shame young people out of parenthood.
By allowing emergency contraception available at any age, we're truly allowing women to have total control of their bodies, minus interference from the church, state, doctors or anyone else. Today is another step forward for women's rights!
Hopefully, with this decision, women all over the country will soon be able to walk into a pharmacy and pick up emergency contraception off the shelves, as soon as they need it -- no barriers, no shame.
I care about life not simply "happening" to me. And I think I'm not the only one. Mandating contraception education that truly equips adolescents to make choices about contraception is the goal we have been missing all along.
I know our agenda is demand-driven. More than 200 million women in the developing world want access to contraception that they cannot get.
If women everywhere had the power to determine their futures, the world would be forever transformed.
Those likely to face the most devastating effects of climate change are people -- especially women -- in the poorest parts of the world. People already eking out a living will face serious new challenges to their ability to provide for their families. So how can we best help them?
There is perhaps no other fundamental right that is under more ferocious attack than the right of reproductive choice -- and we need you to help us fight back now.
Sometimes we have to step out of the box to educate and warn our teens. Sometimes we even have to capture their interest for more than just a few moments to make some impact.
Next week, women and policymakers from around the world will gather in Malaysia to foment a revolution. Their call? Investment of a different kind, investment in girls and women for the sake not only of people, but also for the planet.
An analysis of available data on a country-by-country basis suggests that a majority of the women with unmet need for family planning are in the world's middle income countries.
The ongoing debate over the "Age of Man" is a healthy one, but I am more concerned about what we are actually doing to mitigate and cope with the Anthropocene. And, here again, I come back to the importance of empowering women.
Slowing down population growth won't single-handedly solve the problems of hunger, water scarcity and biodiversity loss -- but it would help reduce the pressures on natural resources.
This was the question put to Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit, who answered in the negative. To resolve this question in absolute terms, we need to know more about the Archbishop was thinking.
Friday's momentous decision by a federal judge to overturn the age restrictions on sale of Plan B (the morning after pill) is long overdue and a landmark for reproductive rights.