Posts By: Cat Lazaroff

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Can you say irony?   

It’s a shame organic food giant Eden Foods has failed to recognize the strong connections between access to modern contraception and a more sustainable world. Too bad – access to family planning services is not only vitally important for the health of women and girls, but also for the health of the human and natural communities. So… Read more »


It begins with the rights of one  

Sexual and reproductive health and rights matter to everyone. That’s the message in a new infographic created by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) that illustrates how empowering women and girls with the right to determine their our reproductive futures leads to better education for women, and more prosperous societies. Here at Women at the Center, we agree…. Read more »

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Why the Hobby Lobby decision is bad for everyone    

Last week, five members of the Supreme Court (none of them women) decided the religious beliefs of certain corporations outweigh a woman’s right to birth control coverage.

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The Earth is Not Ours, We Merely Borrow it From Our Children  

Indigenous peoples like the Maya Q’eqchi’ once practiced traditional family planning and environmental stewardship; today, education about sexuality and reproductive health is key, notes Q’eqchí Maya leader Saul Paau Maaz.


Making population part of the environmental beat  

While reporters in many parts of the world are connecting population dynamics, access to reproductive health services, and family planning, that’s not the case in the United States – yet.


Good for women, and good for gorillas  

Resource Media blog post illuminating the multiple benefits of integrated health and conservation projects. Includes link to webinar on the same subject.

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It’s not (just) about the numbers  

Webinar illustrating the complex connections between population, access to reproductive health services and human rights.

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Celebrating women and sustainability  

International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of women around the globe, and think about the issues that concern women the most: equal access to education and jobs, health and safety, reproductive rights — and the environment.