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Global Family Planning

Five Big Questions for the Future of Global Family Planning

Pape Amadou Gaye | Posted 07.07.2016 | Impact
Pape Amadou Gaye

Countries are catching on to the demographic dividends that come with robust family planning programs, which can help turn a low-income country into a middle-income country. In fact, for less than the cost of a cheeseburger per American per year, we could reduce the world's population growth by 500 million, saving mothers' and children's lives everywhere and helping poor countries prosper like never before. So what's the holdup? And who's being left behind?

The Time to Save Women's Lives Is NOW

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 07.13.2012 | Impact
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

High levels of unmet need for contraception around the world have a very negative impact on women's and children's health and survival as well as on the prosperity of communities and nations. The benefits of meeting this need are clear.

The 2012 Global Family Planning Summit: Will Issues Be Adequately Addressed?

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Marianne Mollmann

Both the Global Family Planning Summit and research published in The Lancet potentially obscure the fact that, to be blunt, a wealthy woman in a poor country is likely to have better access to care than a poor woman in a wealthy country.

Waging a Global War FOR Women

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Inexplicably, as the rest of the world makes great efforts to provide family planning and reproductive health care for women everywhere, some in the U.S. Congress are seeking to go backwards.