Issue: Family & Community
March 6, 2018
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.
August 9, 2017
Pop quiz: What images come to mind when you hear the words “international family planning?” We asked that question of more than 200 Americans, and the results might surprise you.
July 17, 2017
The Trump administration continues to prove just how willing it is to sacrifice science-based public health programs for the sake of moral posturing.
June 29, 2017
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.”
June 16, 2017
Proud dad Barack Obama speaks often about the constraints of raising two Black daughters in the U.S.
June 8, 2017
States can–and must–serve as a bulwark against federal efforts to restrict family planning access. Colorado and Texas are charting far different courses.
May 20, 2017
Author Paul Hawken set out to find the 100 best climate change solutions. What he found surprised a lot of people–but not us.
March 15, 2017
March 8th marks one of the most important days for Women at the Center: International Women’s Day. Given this year’s unsteady political climate, women had a lot to talk about – much more than usual.
February 14, 2017
When it comes to family planning, religion can play a crucial role particularly in countries with a state religion. Christian Connections for International Health and the Churches Health Association of Zambia recently teamed up to make a series of videos featuring Zambian religious leaders explaining why they support family planning.
February 2, 2017
Since the death of Justice Scalia last February, there has been a huge debate on who would fill his chair in the U.S. Supreme Court. On January 31st, President Trump announced his nominee – Federal Judge Neil Gorsuch.