The cover story of the July 29, 2011 issue of Science Magazine is Population. We learn that in 1900 there were 1.6 billion human beings, 3 billion in 1960, and that the world will reach the benchmark of 7 billion this year.
Governor Daniels has an abortion and runs for President.
This is pretty dry stuff. Wade through it please!
A petition well worth signing.
I hope Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney puts this in the Congressional Record.
I should have been a movie star! YEAH RIGHT!
A MUST SEE video with UNFPA views and the Catholic Church's views on family planning in the Philippines.
No more pills? No more IUDs? You must be kidding!
Population Action International, please say it ain't so! Could UNFPA be defunded again?
My adventure on Talk of the Nation with Neal Conan on NPR. How playing golf leads to national media attention.
Find out what REALLY WORKS in improving reproductive health and women's empowerment around the world.
Justifying his actions under the guise of religious tradition, a Nigerian Senator takes two child brides. But child marriage is internationally recognized as a form of gender-based violence.
We must expand the definition of gender based violence and be realistic about efforts to curtail let alone eradicate it.
Thoraya Obaid, executive director of the UN Population Fund about family planning: “There is no investment in development that costs so little and brings benefits that are so far-reaching and enormous”.
We need a peaceful, purposeful, stubborn and obstinate revolution.
Pulitzer Prize winning authors Kristof and Wudunn put it all together in a new book, Half the Sky:Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. .
Family planning has finally come to the forefront of worldwide discussions on population, development, poverty, the environment, and peace.
Can we all find common ground around improving maternal health in the United States and around the world?
Would that women had a VOICE like Susan's!
Our noble advocacy is not enough.
On April 14, 2009 on Frontline World at PBS a young man in the Swat
valley of Pakistan was interviewed. He compared women to plastic bags,
either to throw away or to be kept in the home. Wonderful!
What I want for my mother!
Religion can be a positive force pointing us toward concern for out fellow human beings and respect for all people and the planet. It can also be a scourge upon the land. Examples of both types abound.
All proposals to advance women, to empower women economically, socially, legally, will be highly ineffectual unless each and every woman is able to choose whether and when to have children.
Hundreds of activists and NGOs around the world are working on issues related to gender inequality. A film could bring them all together.