Family & Community
When women are empowered to plan their childbearing, families and communities are healthier, happier and more resilient.
The Trump administration continues to prove just how willing it is to sacrifice science-based public health programs for the sake of moral posturing.
Proud dad Barack Obama speaks often about the constraints of raising two Black daughters in the U.S.
States can–and must–serve as a bulwark against federal efforts to restrict family planning access. Colorado and Texas are charting far different courses.
While environmental changes affect everyone, due to existing gender inequalities, women often bear the bulk of the burden. In patriarchal societies, cultural, legal and political restrictions often undermine women’s adaptability and resilience to climate change. Read more of this opinion piece at IPS News Service.
In light of recent funding cuts to vital global family planning programs, the Universal Access Project has compiled this toolkit as a resource for background, current context, and areas of intersection with SRHR, or the landscape of universal sexual and reproductive health and rights. From the toolkit: “This toolkit provides background, context and resources for journalists writing about global SRHR and related topics. It includes an overview of key challenges and opportunities in ensuring comprehensive SRHR; a snapshot of the current U.S. political landscape with regards to SRHR; a summary of global commitments to SRHR and progress against those commitments; and in-depth information and additional resources on a variety of SRHR-relevant topics.”
A thoughtful and nuanced review of a thoughtful and nuanced book on the truth, and inconsistencies of, Hillary Clinton’s assertion that women’s and girls’ empowerment is a lynchpin of US national security and international human rights.