Empowering Women

When women have the power to make decisions about childbearing, the ripple effect is remarkable – bringing health, prosperity, enhanced human rights and a more sustainable future.

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Yes to Universal Access!  

Our friends and funders at the UN Foundation’s Universal Access Project have unveiled a beautiful new website that tells the inspiring, heartbreaking and essential stories about meeting women’s needs and desires for voluntary family planning. We’re especially excited to see the new Why We Care youth contest, inviting young people from the USA to contribute... Read more »

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Marking Fifty Years: USAID’s Role More Important than Ever  

USAID began its family planning programming 50 years ago. Recently, the current director of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Ellen Starbird, and five former directors convened to discuss they collectively achieved over five decades. The panel was an impressive showcase of wits, smarts, and experience.

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