Valentine’s Day is upon us, which for many people means it’s a time to celebrate love and plan romantic gestures for their sweethearts. It should also be a time when we appreciate the freedom and security birth control allows us to have in our romantic partnerships. So as you’re preparing for this special day (or […]
Population Connection members made 2018 another remarkable year. More than 280 members across the country engaged their communities with conversations on population issues, women’s empowerment, and environmental preservation. Members in 37 states engaged more than 12,000 people and captured nearly 2,000 signatures from others committed to repealing Trump’s odious Global Gag Rule! Click here to […]
One of the most polarizing issues facing the U.S. today centers around women’s reproductive health and family planning services. In fact, the mainstream Republican agenda is in complete ideological opposition to family planning, and has gone so far as to label it immoral. But a quick look back in time reveals a clear shift: Many […]
Over the years, Population Connection has developed partnerships with dynamic, innovative organizations working on behalf of reproductive rights all over the world.
For too many people throughout the developing world, access to basic reproductive healthcare is often limited, with under-funded clinics lacking in critical supplies and infrastructure.
Even as 2018 proved to be a challenging year for progressive issues like ours, it was also a year when Population Connection’s donors, activists, volunteers, and supporters—people like you!—showed up in Washington, D.C. and communities nationwide to defend reproductive rights and demand protection for our environment. Together, we will keep fighting for progressive action to […]
Deep into the lush mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of Uganda reside some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas, and they’re endangered. Habitat destruction, biodiversity loss, hunting, and preventable diseases have severely threatened the lives of these majestic animals, which have inhabited the forests there for thousands of years. While working as the first […]
Five Population Connection staff attended the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda, from November 12-15. We hosted an extremely well-attended exhibit booth, where we handed out some of the best swag at the conference (hand sanitizer, lip balm, sunscreen, etc.), if we do say so ourselves. We also developed special fact sheets […]
In just a few weeks, millions of compassionate people—like you—will celebrate Giving Tuesday. Falling on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving here in the United States, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable giving season and celebrates the valuable work of charities big and small … and the generous donors who support them. This year, Giving Tuesday is […]
“On average, in a day, sometimes we handle about ten women related to abortion cases,” Sylvester Zimba explains to a reporter from Vice News in August of 2017. Zimba is a nurse who specializes in post-abortion care at Kasungu District Hospital, a small clinic in rural Malawi and the sole medical facility for 600,000 people. […]