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Opinion: Trump’s first blow against reproductive rights was in the developing world — op-ed by Brian Dixon

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July 11, 2018 — World Population Day!

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Letters: What’s Behind the Declining Fertility Rate? — including a letter by John Seager

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Trump’s global gag rule endangers women, HIV fight—letter by one of our #Fight4HER activists
It’s time to permanently repeal the Global Gag Rule—letter by one of our #Fight4HER activists

April 30, 2018

Letter: End ‘global gag rule’ — by one of Population Connection Action Fund’s #Fight4HER activists

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Treat Teenage Moms Like Moms, Not Children

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Worldwide, an estimated 25 million unsafe abortions occur each year

Abortions: easier to obtain than ever, yet nearly half worldwide are deemed unsafe, study finds

Almost half of all abortions performed worldwide are unsafe, reveals WHO

Fierce storms haven’t slowed population growth along U.S. coastlines

Students Look to Vending Machines for Better Access to Morning-After Pill

The Bitter Pill: Harvard and the History of Birth Control

Why an abortion provider reluctantly sold his clinic to an anti-abortion group

Rauner signs controversial abortion bill, angering conservatives

The Price of Senegal’s Strict Anti-Abortion Laws

September 13, 2017

Advocates highlight effort to block D.C. law banning discrimination based on birth control, abortion decisions

Melinda Gates decries ‘loss of U.S. leadership’ in global aid

Melinda Gates on Why Foreign Aid Still Matters

Congress Weighs In On D.C. Reproductive Non-Discrimination Law — For The Third Time

Why America needs a population czar

Hurricane Irma: Florida’s Overdevelopment Has Created a Ticking Time Bomb

September 11, 2017

Senate Committee Votes Against Administration on Anti-Abortion Global Gag Rule — with quotes from Brian Dixon

Why is Bulgaria’s population falling off a cliff?

‘A disaster in the making’: Pakistan’s population surges to 207.7 million

Guardian members: join our podcast on climate change and population

The film “Motherland” explores life and birth and an exploding population crisis in a maternity ward that births 100 babies a day

We’re on track to triple our use of natural resources by 2050

September 5, 2017

How Chile Ended Its Draconian Ban on Abortion

In El Salvador, ‘Girls Are a Problem’

Robots: A Solution to Declining and Aging Populations?

August 31, 2017

Governor’s order says funds won’t go to abortion providers

House Republican seeks to quash D.C. law banning reproductive discrimination

Egypt promotes birth control to fight rapid population growth

How to provide a protein-rich diet to a growing population

August 24, 2017

Abstinence-Only Education Is Ineffective And Unethical, Report Argues

Can Anything Stop Rural Decline? Small towns across Japan are on the verge of collapse. Whether they can do so gracefully has consequences for societies around the globe.

August 23, 2017

Birth control research is moving beyond the pill

Editorial: Stop the tired politicizing of birth control

Oregon, Texas Lay Down Markers On Abortion Coverage

August 22, 2017

Chilean Tribunal Weighs In: Some Abortions Will Now Be Legal

Sex Education Based on Abstinence? There’s a Real Absence of Evidence

August 21, 2017

US fertility rate hits a record low

Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk of Being Cut

These are the consequences of the 2017 version of US’ anti-abortion Global Gag rule

Oregon approves sweeping bill expanding abortion access

Thrust Into Chile’s Abortion Fight, Woman Who Urged Change May See It

The Deadly Cost of Pregnancy for Migrant Women in Jordan

Abstinence-only education doesn’t work. We’re still funding it.

August 9, 2017

Chile’s Congress eases strict abortion ban, court battle awaits

Mothers caught up in El Salvador’s abortion ban put focus on families

Court says secular groups can’t opt out of birth control coverage

Teenage pregnancy in the US is at an all-time low. Trump could soon change that

August 1, 2017

The Mystery of Why Japanese People Are Having So Few Babies

How Trump signed a global death warrant for women

Texas Made It More Difficult to Get an Abortion, and Teen Motherhood Increased

Trump administration slashes funds for reducing teen birth rates

How states are fighting over women’s access to health care

In Texas, legal battle over abortion law hangs over special legislative session

US foreign aid cuts could be a ‘death sentence’ to women in Malawi

Loss of Fertile Land Fuels ‘Looming Crisis’ Across Africa: Climate change, soil degradation and rising wealth are shrinking the amount of usable land in Africa. But the number of people who need it is rising fast.

Arkansas plans to appeal ruling blocking state from enforcing 4 abortion restrictions

If Americans Love Moms, Why Do We Let Them Die?

‘Women will die’: Trump leaves Ugandan women in jeopardy

The Pilot in the Cockpit? In Japan, He Might Be a Retiree

Russia’s Villages, and Their Way of Life, Are ‘Melting Away’

July 20, 2017

Postcard From Capitol Hill: Lawmakers Put Women’s Health Care In Its Place

Want To Slow Global Warming? Researchers Look To Family Planning

Scientists Say Family Planning Is Our Best Bet To Reduce Climate Change

July 19, 2017

Want To Slow Global Warming? Researchers Look To Family Planning : NPR

Chile takes steps to legalize abortion in certain cases

Column Trump makes good on a threat to kill teen pregnancy prevention programs

July 18, 2017

The Power of Inclusive Sex Education

An effort to ban public funding of abortion in Mass. is underway

Why Donald Trump is bad for the health of the world – in five charts

A New Front in the War Over Reproductive Rights: ‘Abortion-Pill Reversal’

July 13, 2017

Review: In ‘Birthright: A War Story,’ a 40-Year Offensive Against Reproductive Choices

Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children

Highlights from the London Family Planning Summit

Mobile App Designed To Prevent Pregnancy Gets EU Approval

July 12, 2017

In today’s movement toward home abortions, echoes of past cultural battles

Foes of Obama-Era Rule Work to Undo Birth Control Mandate

Swedish aid agency to halt funds for supporters of U.S. anti-abortion ‘gag rule’

Uganda: What This Teen Mom Wishes She’d Known Before She Got Pregnant

Melinda Gates ‘deeply troubled’ by Donald Trump’s planned budget cuts

Teen Abortions Surged In Texas After Republicans Defunded Planned Parenthood

World population day in numbers

You don’t need a scientist to know what’s causing the sixth mass extinction — opinion piece by Paul R Ehrlich

July 10, 2017

2017: the year we lost control of world population surge?

How bitter herbs and botched abortions kill three women a day in the Philippines

Trump abortion crackdown risks stoking Nigeria’s population boom

Defunding Planned Parenthood could overwhelm other clinics, leave women with few options

The untold cost of cost-effectiveness in family planning

July 7, 2017

Bolivia women’s rights groups hope revised law is step toward legal abortion

Teenager jailed in El Salvador after toilet stillbirth

Dutch government pledges €15 million to She Decides family planning fund

The Trump White House would apparently like credit for the U.S. population growth

July 6, 2017

Drought-hit Ethiopia moves to protect its dwindling forests

Why we need to get contraceptives to teenagers – podcast

July 3, 2017

Democrats see California’s new budget as an answer, and an antidote, to President Trump’s plans

Teen birth rates just hit an all-time low

The US fertility rate just hit a historic low. Why some demographers are freaking out.

Americans keep having fewer babies as U.S. birthrates hit some record lows

Editorial: Sexual health and reproductive rights at a crossroad

U.S. Fertility Rate Reaches a Record Low

June 27, 2017

UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

Future Humans: How Many Of Us Will There Be?

U.N. Says World’s Population Will Reach 9.8 Billion By 2050

Number of People in the World to Rise to 8 Billion by 2023, U.N. Says

World population to hit 8bn in 2023, says new UN survey

World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

Abortion Adds Obstacle as Republicans Plan to Unveil Health Bill

Planned Parenthood Battle Could Sway Fortunes of G.O.P. Health Bill

Nearly Half of Teens Have Had Sex by Age 19, Survey Finds

More Than Half of Teens Are Having Sex and Most Use Birth Control

‘Trumpcare’ would send her to Mexico for birth control

Water experts prepare for Colorado’s population boom

Under the Senate’s health-care plan, the equivalent of 16 states’ populations could lose insurance

June 15, 2017

Remember the Population Bomb? It’s Still Ticking

Overpopulated and Underfed: Countries Near a Breaking Point

New law allows women to receive up to 12-month supply of birth control

June 14, 2017

My Late-Term Abortion

What Could U.S. Budget Cuts Mean for Global Health?

June 13, 2017

Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

A step forward on birth control access

New Mexico makes it easier for women to obtain birth control

Planned Parenthood’s claim about birth control access for ‘99 percent of sexually active women’

Madagascar has too many people, and its dwindling lemur population is proof

Why Is Reproductive Justice Vital in This Political Moment? A New Book Breaks It Down

In Texas, Abstinence-Only Programs May Contribute To Teen Pregnancies

June 9, 2017

South Sudan’s battle for cattle is forcing schoolgirls to become teenage brides

States Lead the Fight Against Trump’s Birth Control Rollback

Delaware Governor Signs First State Abortion Rights Law Under Trump

Global gag rule expected to hit safe abortion, contraceptive use in Nigeria

June 8, 2017

Editorial: The Trump administration’s birth control overhaul could do serious harm

June 6, 2017

In Colombia, ‘global gag rule’ punishes conflict-affected populations

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Global Advocate for Women’s Health, Dies at 68

Babatunde Osotimehin, who led U.N. population agency, dies at 68

June 5, 2017

The Secret Evangelicals at Planned Parenthood

Opinion Employers don’t pay for contraceptive care Trump wants to take away — you do

Getting refugees and migrants to prioritize their reproductive health

In Texas, Abstinence-Only Programs May Contribute To Teen Pregnancies

June 1, 2017

White House Invites Literally Anyone To Refuse To Cover Birth Control

Trump Rule Could Deny Birth Control Coverage to Hundreds of Thousands of Women

How Restricting Abortion Access Affects Rural America

What’s alarming about the administration’s plan – and how women should prepare

Trump Wants To Roll Back Birth Control Access. Women Aren’t Having It.

May 31, 2017

Gag rule shows disregard to women — LTE by Rebecca Harrington

The Trump Administration Is Coming for Your Birth Control

White House preps broad exemptions from birth control mandate

Trump Wants To Let Your Boss Take Away Your Birth Control

Editorial: Don’t allow President Trump to roll back birth control benefit

As Environmental Catastrophe Looms, Is it Ethical to Have Children?

May 30, 2017

Here’s what happens when you defund Planned Parenthood

What happens when abortion is illegal in all circumstances

Chicago’s teen birth rate further declines

Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut $2.2 Billion From Global Health Spending

White House Acts to Ease Birth Control Rule for Employers With Religious Objections — with quotes from former board member Gretchen Borchelt

Sperm-Halting ‘Molecular Condoms’ Found In Plants May Be The Future Of Male Birth Control

May 25, 2017

Expert Doubts China’s Population Number, Saying India May Be No. 1

Does India have more people than China? A U.S. researcher claims Beijing’s population statistics are wrong.

Texas Bill Could Send People to Jail for Driving a Woman to an Abortion, Lawmaker Says

Does an HHS appointee believe abortion increases a woman’s risk of breast cancer?

May 23, 2017

Trump Officially Proposes Stripping All Federal Funds From Planned Parenthood

Kenyan medics say U.S. health aid cuts will mean more abortions

Medical Research, Health Care Face Deep Cuts In Trump Budget

The tiny pill which gave birth to an economic revolution

“No Control, No Choice”: Lack of Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Sudan’s Rebel-Held Southern Kordofan

More Than 31 Million Internally Displaced in 2016

May 22, 2017

Trump’s Orwellian rule to ‘protect life’ will destroy lives — letter to the editor by Brian Dixon

The Ripple Effect Of Cuts To U.S. Funds For Overseas Abortion Services — quotes by Brian Dixon

Pregnant at 18. Hailed by Abortion Foes. Punished by Christian School.

Texas House Approves New Limits on Abortion

Editorial: The Way Texas Treats Women

Facing A Population Decline, Baltimore Set Up A Legal Defense Fund For Immigrants

Seattle Climbs but Austin Sprawls: The Myth of the Return to Cities

May 19, 2017

The Ripple Effect Of Cuts To U.S. Funds For Overseas Abortion Services

Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after cuts

May 18, 2017

The economics of 7.5 billion people on one planet

How a Trump order on abortion could hurt the fight against AIDS in Africa

Texas Wants To Set Its Own Rules For Federal Family Planning Funds

How do you get girls to school in the least educated country on Earth?

May 17, 2017

Washington Governor Signs 12-Month Birth Control Refill Bill

Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19

Trump’s Global Gag Rule Won’t Stop Abortions, It Will Kill Women

To ‘Protect Life’, State Department Rolls Out Women’s Health Policy Critics Call a ‘Death Warrant’

House committee takes up bill protecting abortion rights

‘Internet abortions’ may be option in some countries that restrict the procedure, study suggests

May 16, 2017

Trump expands policy that bans US aid for overseas abortion providers

Trump administration expands limits on foreign aid over abortion services

Ideological Divide Over Abortion Again Affects US Foreign Aid

Texas Seeks Medicaid Money It Gave Up Over Planned Parenthood Ban

Teetering on the brink: Barriers to reproductive health care access

Editorial: Anti-abortion law disrespects women, tramples on rights

Indian Girl, 10, Was Raped Repeatedly. Now She May Have to Give Birth.

India doctors allow 10-year-old rape victim to abort

Undue Burden: Trying to Get an Abortion in Louisiana

Trump Administration Announces Expanded Mexico City Policy; Plan Will Impact Most U.S. Global Health Assistance

Missouri budget cuts family planning funds for uninsured women, restricts provider choice

May 14, 2017

Editorial: The Health Care Bill’s Insults to Women

Even the Rainforest Is Better Off When Women Have Reproductive Healthcare

Financing Family Planning Services for Low-income Women: The Role of Public Programs

My Grandmother’s Desperate Choice

May 11, 2017

17 Pennsylvania mayors say don’t defund Planned Parenthood

Navy opens contraceptive clinic in Norfolk, letting sailors bypass “nightmare” procedure for birth control

May 9, 2017

Guinea pigs or pioneers? How Puerto Rican women were used to test the birth control pill.

Divided Senate Republicans Turn to Health Care With a Rough Road Ahead

May 8, 2017

Just the Numbers: The Impact of U.S. International Family Planning Assistance

Trump’s Defunding of UNFPA is Deplorable

Editorial: American couples aren’t having many babies. That’s a big problem.

May 7, 2017

Abortion Foes See Ally in Trump, but Wonder: Will He Go Far Enough?

How teen moms in Nigeria could wind up hurt by Trump’s U.N. cuts

To Be Great Again, America Needs Immigrants

Meet Dr. Willie Parker, a Southern Christian Abortion Provider

Italian village offers €2,000 gifts to boost dwindling population

May 5, 2017

Trump names a birth control czar who doesn’t believe in birth control

Fact check: how well does your birth control work?

Worsening hunger crises stoke global migration – U.N. study

Over half of Rohingya girls who fled violence became child brides – UN survey

May 4, 2017

House Voting on Health Bill: Will Republicans Be Able to Repeal Obamacare?

House Passes Measure to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

Population boom creates environmental consequences in Florida lagoon

Trump picks antiabortion activist to head HHS family planning section

May 3, 2017

What Is the Scope of the Mexico City Policy: Assessing Abortion Laws in Countries That Receive U.S. Global Health Assistance

Trump set to hand key family planning role to anti-contraception advocate

New Soldiers for Trump’s Anti-Abortion Army

The Work of Equality: A new book on the Constitution captures America’s fierce battle over sexual freedom.

Los Angeles hits a milestone: 4 million people and counting

May 2, 2017

Sometimes the Birds and the Bees Get Short Shrift in School

A small town in Italy was losing population. Now Syrian refugees are key to its survival

Legal Fight Could Make Kentucky Only State With No Abortion Clinic

April 30, 2017

Where the Mexico City Policy matters the most

April 28, 2017

10 demographic trends shaping the U.S. and the world in 2017

Trump appoints antiabortion champion to HHS post

If abortions become illegal, here’s how the government will prosecute women who have them

April 22-27, 2017

Long-term birth control is the most reliable. So why do so few young women use it?

The problems of family planning in Nigeria

Trump Thinks This Is Pro-Life?

Trump has yet to signal his approach to Obamacare birth-control mandate

The Amateur Abortionists

XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?

Undocumented immigrant population in steady decline over past 10 years

Uganda’s population growth puts spotlight on food

We Live in the Reproductive Dystopia of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

April 20, 2017

Maine grandmas expand fight for reproductive rights

April 19, 2017

How a Warming Planet Drives Human Migration

Restore funding to United Nations Population Fund (Letter by Brian Dixon)

INTERVIEW-African women pay for Trump’s anti-abortion move – activist (article about our story-gathering project)

Trump ‘anti-abortion’ law boosts abortion, STDS and cancer | Editorial

April 18, 2017

Did Population Growth Drive Conflict Growth After World War II?

With even birth control in short supply in Venezuela, some women turn to sterilization

Editorial: How the ‘family values legislature’ is destroying families

April 13, 2017

Trump signs resolution allowing U.S. states to block family planning funds

Behind closed doors, Trump signs bill allowing states to strip federal family planning funds from abortion providers

These States Will Likely Be Most Affected By The Latest Anti-Abortion Bill

Maryland becomes first state to reimburse Planned Parenthood clinics if Congress cuts funding

Beyond sterilisation: the need for sex education and contraceptives in India

Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Describe Military Tactic Of Systematic Rape

State Legislature passes 12-month birth control refill bill

April 10, 2017

Trump pushes historic cuts in global health aid, stoking fears of new disease outbreaks and diminished U.S. clout

As aid rules tighten under Trump, Africa’s family planning clinics gear up for major gap

Reproductive Healthcare for Millions of Low-Income Women Is One Trump Signature Away From Being Threatened

April 6, 2017

“Devastating Consequences” for Women, Girls as U.S. Defunds UN Agency

April 5, 2017

The Trump Administration Just Cut All Funding For The UN’s Family Planning Agency (Brian Dixon quoted in this article)

Donald Trump Defunds Global Maternal Health Organization (Brian Dixon quoted in this article)

Trump’s cuts to global reproductive health could lead to more coerced abortions in China (Brian Dixon quoted in this article)

Sweden welcomes Salvadoran woman wrongly jailed for abortion in asylum first

Firm settles Massachusetts probe over anti-abortion ads sent to phones

April 4, 2017

Trump administration to eliminate its funding for U.N. Population Fund over abortion (Brian Dixon quoted in this article)

U.S. withdraws funding for U.N. Population Fund

Citing Abortions in China, Trump Cuts Funds For U.N. Family Planning Agency

April 3, 2017

The Trump Administration Just Cut All Funding For The UN’s Family Planning Agency

Donald Trump Defunds Global Maternal Health Organization

The Next Battle in the War Over Planned Parenthood

Birth Control Causes Depression? Not So Fast

Judge Keeps Kentucky’s Only Abortion Clinic Open For Now

A Male-Birth-Control Injection May Soon Be Available in India, But Drugmakers Aren’t Getting Behind It

50 Years Ago This Week: How Birth Control Changed Everything

Trump Administration Cuts Off UN Agency’s Funds Over Abortion Concern

Trump administration halts money to UN population fund over abortion rules

March 31, 2017

Why the Senate voted to block funding for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers

Arkansas Bans ‘Sex-Selection Abortion’

How many children should you have?

March 30, 2017

Pence and Ailing Senator Deliver Votes to Block Family Planning Money

Bill would let states block some Planned Parenthood money

A New Kind of Male Birth Control Is Coming

March 29, 2017

Why California prosecutors charged anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

Missouri Rejects Federal Money In Order To Set Up Its Own Abortion Restrictions

March 28, 2017

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

March 27, 2017

Here’s what would happen if Republicans cut funding for Planned Parenthood clinics.

‘Sex and the Constitution’: Margaret Sanger and the birth of the birth control movement

Why It’s Become So Hard to Get an Abortion

March 23, 2017

Support building for landmark move to overturn El Salvador’s anti-abortion law

World Water Day: one in four children will live with water scarcity by 2040

March 21, 2017

Curbing Population Growth and Climate Change

Forget ISIS, Egypt’s Population Boom Is its Biggest Threat

March 18-19, 2017

The Global Gag Rule: America’s Deadly Export

Trump’s Global Gag Rule (letter to the editor by Rebecca Harrington, National Field Director)

The priest helping women get birth control at US border: ‘Lesser of two evils’

In these 105 counties, Planned Parenthood is the only full-service birth control clinic

Court blocks Mississippi law that would have shuttered state’s only abortion clinic

Md. House approves ‘yes means yes’ requirement for sex education

March 17, 2017

Austin abortion clinic is first to reopen since Supreme Court ruling

Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills Would Be Safe For Teens, Researchers Say

Why birth control is essential for Americans’ health

March 15, 2017

Cutting Planned Parenthood Would Increase Medicaid Births, C.B.O. Says

Defunding Planned Parenthood Would Leave Poor And Rural Women Without Care: CBO

CBO: Trumpcare Would Block Contraception Access, Resulting in Thousands of Unplanned Births

Whether You Want to Have a Baby or Not, the GOP Repeal Bill Makes Life Harder

Why have four children when you could have seven? Family planning in Niger

White House Seeks to Cut Billions in Funding for United Nations

The Source: Could Access To Sex Education Curb Texas’ Teen Birth Rate?

Filipino women struggle for birth control

March 13, 2017

Our View: Planned Parenthood remains a vital link in health system

The US would save $12 billion a year if every woman had access to birth control

Free long-term birth control cuts unwanted pregnancies

Republican Health Plan Could End Insurance Coverage of Abortion

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since 1945, says UN official

March 7, 2017

Trump Tells Planned Parenthood Its Funding Trump Tells Planned Parenthood Its Funding Can Stay if Abortion Goes

House Republicans release long-awaited plan to replace Obamacare

The GOP Obamacare replacement defunds Planned Parenthood and restricts abortion coverage

This legislation means girls raped by ISIS can’t access safe abortion (article quotes Brian Dixon, Senior Vice President for Government and Media at Population Connection Action Fund)

Planned Parenthood saved my life. I want to protect it for my children, grandchildren.

March 6, 2017

She’s 17 and Needs Birth Control. Do We Turn Our Backs?

Republicans join Democratic call for clarity on Trump abortion order

March 3, 2017

The Search for a Perfect Male Birth Control Pill

Trump abortion aid cuts threaten to send Malawi women ‘to the grave’

$190 Million Raised To Fill Aid Gap Left By Trump’s Abortion Rule

Birth Control Is Working Better – Or At Least, It’s Failing Less

February 24, 2017

Dutch vessel offering abortion services docked in Guatemala. The army seized it.

Guatemala blocks entry to Dutch ship providing abortions

Are restrictions on the ‘abortion pill’ politics or science?

The GOP’s Obamacare plan targets Planned Parenthood — and private abortion insurance coverage

February 23, 2017

The Challenge of Accessing Birth Control in the Military

February 22, 2017

Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in Texas

February 15, 2017

Birth control app launches in Illinois, offers birth control without a prescription or insurance

Gag Rule? Julie Bishop Proves Australia Will Do Its Own Thing On Sexual Health

Letters from Women Pleading for Abortion, Sent in 1917, Mirror Emails Sent Today

February 14, 2017

Utah rejects sex education bill, so porn site redirects to instructional videos

In West Africa, clinics confront suspicion, and husbands, one IUD at a time

Oklahoma lawmakers debate bill requiring men’s permission for abortion

February 10, 2017

Other Countries Aim To Fill Aid Shortfall Caused By U.S. Abortion Rule

The Threat to Title X Family Planning

El Salvador mulls new abortion law — too late for women in jail

Hans Rosling, Swedish Doctor and Pop-Star Statistician, Dies at 68

February 9, 2017

How the Trump Gag Rule Threatens Women’s Lives in Nepal

February 7, 2017

The IUD rush: Why women are seeking out birth control that can outlast a presidency

This Promising New Male Birth-Control Gel Is 100 Percent Effective and Doesn’t Have Hormonal Side Effects

February 3, 2017

House Budget Chair: Republicans Won’t Replace Obamacare Birth Control Benefit

Iowa moves to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood

New Arkansas Law Lets Men Block Wives’ Abortions

Editorial: Abortion restrictions only cause harm

If We Care About Abortion, Asking Judge Neil Gorsuch His Opinion on Roe v. Wade Is Not Enough

February 1, 2017

In Kenya, Reproductive Clinics Fear Trump Policy’s Detrimental Effects

Trump Nominates Birth Control Benefit Foe Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

January 31, 2017

Anticipating end of Obamacare, state lawmakers press for contraceptive mandate

Child, Bride, Mother: Nigeria

Editorial: Protecting Birth Control Access in Oregon

New York governor calls for amending state constitution for abortion rights

January 30, 2017

Singapore’s plea to its people: Won’t you please have more children?

‘She Decides’: Dutch Put Millions Into Birth Control Fund

Belgium Joins Netherlands In International Funding Plan For Birth Control, Abortion, Sex Education

January 28, 2017

Abortion rates went up in some countries the last time ‘global gag rule’ was in effect

Philippines: Duterte’s Free Birth-Control Order Is Latest Skirmish With Catholic Church

January 27, 2017

Editorial: Mr. Trump’s ‘Gag Rule’ Will Harm Global Health

Pence Tells Anti-Abortion Marchers That ‘Life is Winning’

At Anti-Abortion Rally, Pence Tells Protesters: ‘Life Is Winning In America!’

On Abortion, Goals Of Back-To-Back Marches Couldn’t Be More Different

Donald Trump, the Religious Right’s Trojan Horse

January 26, 2017

President Trump’s War on Women Begins

Clinics for World’s Vulnerable Brace for Trump’s Anti-Abortion Cuts

Q. and A.: How Trump’s Revival of an Abortion Ban Will Affect Women in Kenya

January 25, 2017

Dutch government counters Trump’s abortion ‘gag rule’ with a fund of its own

Ploumen plans international safe abortion fund to offset Trump ban

January 24, 2017

Trump Bans U.S. Funding For Groups That ‘Promote’ Abortion Overseas

Trump’s Anti-Abortion Order Is Actually Likely to Increase Abortions

No, Trump Didn’t Ban US Funds From Paying For Overseas Abortions

Trump’s Anti-Abortion Rule Is Broader Than Anyone Expected

Trump makes early move on restricting abortions around the world.

Anti-Abortion Group Releases Video Targeting Planned Parenthood

House Republicans pass bill that would block D.C. funding for abortion

Why Trump froze funding to overseas groups that ‘promote’ abortion

Reinstating ‘Global Gag Rule,’ Trump Attacks Women Worldwide

Donald Trump is cutting aid for family planning organizations around the world.

January 23, 2017

Birth Place (Op-Doc)

Trump Strikes at Abortion With a Revived Foreign-Aid Rule

Trump just reinstated the global gag rule. It won’t stop abortion, but it will make it less safe.

Preparing for Obamacare repeal, New York makes its own birth control mandate

For teens, a higher minimum wage could be an effective form of birth control

January 18, 2017

Paul Ryan’s claim that for every Planned Parenthood clinic, 20 health centers provide care

Here’s Looking At You, 2050: How a less Christian Europe, an aging population in the West, and the empowerment of women are going to shape the future.

Abortion rate declines to historic low, with Obamacare a likely contributor, study says

Rate of U.S. Abortions Hits Lowest Since Roe v. Wade

January 13, 2017

Breaking: Total Abortion Ban Debuts in Congress

The GOP’s crusade to defund Planned Parenthood nationwide, explained

In Majority Catholic Philippines, Duterte Orders Better Access To Birth Control

January 11, 2017

Univ. Of Utah, Planned Parenthood Help 3,000 Women Get Birth Control

Planned Parenthood fight not over, Shaheen and Hassan say

Duterte orders full implementation of modern family planning by 2018

Ireland Reconsiders Its Constitutional Ban on Abortion

January 9, 2017

He was proud to be the father of an enormous family — until he couldn’t feed them

After One-Child Policy, Outrage at China’s Offer to Remove IUDs

January 6, 2017

Planned Parenthood battling congressional effort to defund it

Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood, Paul Ryan says

Letter to the editor: Factors other than population are key to healthy economy (letter by Population Connection staff)

January 3, 2017

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards: ‘We Will Not Go Without a Fight’

Ailing Vermont Town Pins Hopes on Mideast Refugees

Make America Mate Again

About seven-in-ten Americans oppose overturning Roe v. Wade

December 28, 2016

Young Men More Attuned To Partners’ Birth Control Than You Might Guess

Gazette editorial: The gathering ‘war on women’

Venezuelan women’s response to the country’s economic crisis: Get sterilized

How Donald Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Endangers Women

December 23, 2016

In a Nairobi Slum, a New Generation Hopes to Normalize Sex Education

Editorial: Planned Parenthood right to brace for high-stakes fight

December 22, 2016

Growth of U.S. Population Is at Slowest Pace Since 1937

Catholic health educator in Texas fired for refusing to teach birth control

Fearing defunding, Planned Parenthood rallies support

December 21, 2016

Census Says U.S. Population Grew at Lowest Rate Since Great Depression This Year

Americans aren’t having as many kids: 8 states post population loss

December 15, 2016

Oklahoma’s Native tribes are trying to fill a gap in sex ed left by the state’s schools

These JeffCo Students Are Learning About Climate Change By Taking On ‘The Sixth Extinction’

December 14, 2016

Obama Administration Bars States From Withholding Federal Money From Planned Parenthood

This Is What Could Happen to Reproductive Rights Under the Trump Administration

Texas state booklet misleads women on abortions and their risk of breast cancer

What Happens When Zika Hits the Country With the World’s Strictest Abortion Laws?

Abortion Is Found to Have Little Effect on Women’s Mental Health

December 12, 2016

Colombia Reports Major Rise in Birth Defect Amid Zika Crisis

Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions

Climate change could render Sudan ‘uninhabitable’

December 9, 2016

U.N. Says Nearly One in Four Children Live in Conflict or Disaster Zones

Ohio’s new abortion law is an assault on Roe. Here’s why it won’t work.

Ohio passes second, less restrictive, abortion bill

As Nations Gather in Mexico to Discuss Biological Diversity, Global Habitat Loss Still Rampant Across Much of the Earth

December 8, 2016

Giraffe Now Listed As ‘Vulnerable’ To Extinction As Population Plummets

Roe v. Wade may be doomed. Dark days are ahead for reproductive rights.

December 7, 2016

Editorial: Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump

Ohio Legislature Moves To Ban Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks After Conception

Ohio lawmakers pass ‘heartbeat’ abortion legislation

Texas tells women abortion might cause cancer. Science says otherwise.

December 6, 2016

Will Trump Reinstate Reagan’s Abortion Rule For International Charities?

Texas releases abortion booklet with debunked cancer link, suicide risk claim

December 2, 2016

Editorial: Texas requiring aborted fetuses to be buried is plain ridiculous

Texas Again Places Obstacles in Front of Those Seeking Abortions

December 1, 2016

Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge abortion laws in three states

Abortion-Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions In Three States

Abortion rights advocates challenge restrictions in three U.S. states

November 30, 2016

Trump Chooses Rep. Tom Price, An Obamacare Foe, To Run HHS

Texas Will Require Burial of Aborted Fetuses

After months of controversy, Texas will require aborted fetuses to be cremated or buried

As Kenyan Population Surges, More Men Opt For Vasectomies

November 29, 2016

From guns to birth control, Trump election flipped script on American fears

Beyond Birth Control, Women Could Pay More For Insurance Again Under TrumpCare

November 22, 2016

Chad’s fertility rate is rising to dangerous levels

Updated Pennsylvania policy makes birth control accessible to mothers

What a sweltering Earth and plummeting wildlife populations have in common

November 17, 2016

With Fertility Rate in China Low, Some Press to Legalize Births Outside Marriage

November 12, 2016

A Study Tests the Safety of Women Using Abortion Pills Sent by Mail

No, Birth Control Coverage Won’t Go Away

November 3, 2016

Africa’s Population Growth Could Undermine Sustainability Goals

Why Some Women Still Can’t Get Birth Control

November 1, 2016

For Melinda Gates, Birth Control Is Women’s Way Out of Poverty

U.S. Policy Prevents Women Who Are Raped By ISIS From Accessing Abortion

Donor Government Assistance for Family Planning in 2015

October 31, 2016

Medicaid Finds Opportune Time to Offer Birth Control: Right After Birth

Maine Insurance Co-Op Drops Coverage For Elective Abortion Services

Spain’s population set to drop 11% by 2050

October 28, 2016

Report Declares Global Wildlife Populations Are Plunging. But It’s Complicated

China’s forbidden babies still an issue

Federal Judge Blocks Alabama Abortion Restrictions

Federal judge blocks two abortion laws in Alabama

October 21, 2016

Chile’s President Wants To Ease Abortion Ban, But Opponents Push Back

Judge sides with Planned Parenthood over Mississippi abortion law

October 18, 2016

Talking With Margaret Sanger’s Grandson on the 100th Anniversary of Planned Parenthood

To curb unintended pregnancy, Texas turns to IUDs in the delivery room

Fertility rate in Germany rises to 33-year high

How Irish Women Are Getting Around Abortion Laws

October 17, 2016

Study: China’s 2-Child Policy Won’t Lead to Population Boom

How Planned Parenthood Changed Everything

U.S. appeals court upholds law that requires religious clinics to inform women of abortion options

October 7, 2016

Uganda Debates Abortion Bill to Save Lives and Money

Video: The Island That Survives Thanks to Smaller Families

Could Zika change the military’s strict abortion laws?

October 6, 2016

Poland’s abortion ban proposal near collapse after mass protests

Polish parliament rejects near-total abortion ban after protests

October 3, 2016

Black Monday: Polish women strike against abortion ban

Polish women go on nationwide strike against proposed abortion ban

Democrats’ Impossible Dream of Getting Hyde Repealed

September 30, 2016

The world’s fastest animal is in a race for survival in Iran

Climate change is increasing the risk of war in Africa

Poll: Swing-State Voters Less Likely to Vote for Candidates Who Attack Planned Parenthood

A Media Guide To The Hyde Amendment And Its Anti-Choice Legacy

Federal judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defunding

September 28, 2016

End Hyde Now

Responding to Africa’s population boom

92 Percent Of The World’s Population Breathes Substandard Air, WHO Says

September 16, 2016

Trump supports birth control without a prescription

Medicaid Coverage of Family Planning Benefits: Results from a State Survey

Abortion appeals by Attorney General Mike DeWine – meritorious or ideological? Editorial Board Roundtable

September 15, 2016

What The Media Should Know About A Proposed Title X Funding Rule And Planned Parenthood

Refugees’ and migrants’ reproductive health needs overlooked

Birth Control Continues to Bedevil the Supreme Court

September 13, 2016

Pregnant Women Anxious as Florida’s Zika Test Results Take Weeks

El Salvador’s “Abortion Lawyer”

September 12, 2016

Marriage Falls in China, Transforming Finances and Families

Here’s Why Abortion Advocates Won’t Vote for Universal Health Care in Colorado

The Obama Administration Wants to Put a Stop to States Defunding Planned Parenthood

Editorial: Fight Zika, not family planning

September 11, 2016

Editorial: A Way to Protect Planned Parenthood Services

Obama Moves To Protect Planned Parenthood Funding, Permanently

Abstain from abstinence-only sex ed, experts advise

September 9, 2016

Nigeria Facing ‘a Famine Unlike Any We Have Ever Seen’

New York to allow late-term abortions for health at-risk women

September 8, 2016

Sex Ed Without the Sex

New York Can’t Block Late-Term Abortion in Certain Cases, Schneiderman Says

September 6, 2016

7.4 Billion And Counting: Could Curbing World Population Help Cool The Planet?

Rubio hit for opposing abortions for women with Zika

Obamacare was supposed to make all birth control free. As a doctor, I see it’s not happening.

September 2, 2016

Ireland’s Long Journey on Abortion

Editorial: The Real Science of Abortion Drugs

The Grassroots Activists Who Made Affordable Abortion An Election Issue

Here’s the Problem With California’s Groundbreaking Sex Ed Law

September 1, 2016

Drop In Teen Pregnancies Is Due To More Contraceptives, Not Less Sex

Contraceptives Drive Teenage Pregnancy Down

A Strategy Backfires, Increasing Teen Births

Demography and desire: The empty crib

The Pill, the Condom, and the American Dream

The Little-Known History of the Forced Sterilization of Native American Women

African Elephant Population Dropped 30 Percent in 7 Years

August 31, 2016

After Ohio passed abortion law, risk of complications nearly tripled

How Abortion Pill Laws Hurt Women

Teen births are plummeting — and the reason is incredibly simple

A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get Pregnant

What Is It Like to Be an Abortion Provider in an Anti-Choice State?

Signs of Hope for Nature in a Rapidly Degrading World

August 26, 2016

Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

Report: African Population Boom + Poverty = Dangerous Mix

August 25, 2016

High birth rates and poverty undermine a generation of African children

August 19, 2016

Judge Definitively Blocks Florida Abortion Law

After Texas Slashed Its Family Planning Budget, Maternal Deaths Almost Doubled

Pregnancy-Related Deaths Doubled in Texas After Abortion Clinics Closed

L.A. city attorney pressures pregnancy center to comply with state law, provide info about abortion services

Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?

August 18, 2016

Texas’ rate of pregnancy-related deaths nearly doubles, and neither researchers nor the state knows why

Nicaragua’s teen pregnancy rate soars

August 17, 2016

The abortion rights movement is bolder than it’s been in years. That’s Cecile Richards’s plan.

Child brides sold for cows: The price of being a girl in South Sudan

Women in Nicaragua fight for the right to get abortions that could save their lives

August 16, 2016

Democrats Seek Repeal of Ban on Federal Funding of Abortion

The Historic Reversal of Populations

August 13, 2016

Why Uganda’s teenage girls could hold key to its prosperity

A federal judge smacked down John Kasich’s attempt to defund Planned Parenthood in Ohio

Judge rejects Ohio law to cut Planned Parenthood funds over abortion

As New York Fights Zika Virus, Officials Turn Their Focus to Sex

August 8, 2016

Puerto Rican OB-GYNs Offer Free Birth Control To Fight Zika

El Paso abortion provider sees new hurdles

Marco Rubio Argues Against Abortions for Women Infected With Zika

August 5, 2016

Most Americans favor late-term abortion if Zika harms fetus, STAT-Harvard poll finds

Texas Fetal Burial Proposal Would Add Thousands to the Cost of an Abortion

August 4, 2016

Venezuelan Women Reluctantly Opt For Sterilization Amid Economic Crisis

Idaho Tells Pregnant Women To Get Ultrasounds At Anti-Abortion ‘Clinics’

A 13-Year-Old Rape Victim Was Denied an Abortion by a Mexican Court

CDC: Access to Better Contraception Needed for Zika Threat

August 2, 2016

The diversity of life across much of Earth has plunged below ‘safe’ levels

Another Reproductive Win for Low-Income Texas Women: Free IUDs From Planned Parenthood

July 27, 2016

Last Charges Dropped Against Abortion Foes in Making of Planned Parenthood Video

July 25, 2016

Planned Parenthood Turns to Tumblr to Reach a Younger Audience

Israel’s Looming Demographic Crisis

July 19, 2016

Winning the Campaign to Curb Teen Pregnancy

Here’s What I’d Know About Sex if I Only Had My High School Textbook

July 18, 2016

Why the Male Pill Still Doesn’t Exist

House Appropriations Committee approves FY 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

Before the spread of the Zika virus, the Vatican allowed contraceptive use in limited situations

Doctors urged to advise patients about risks of abstinence-centric sex education

July 14, 2016

Will Delaware Become a Birth-Control Utopia?

World Population Day | It’s a numbers game

One Megadonor Is Crippling the Pro-Life Movement—and No One Knows Who It Is

Four Ways Research Has Reframed the Abortion Debate

Making El Salvador’s abortion law more punitive would compound injustice

July 12, 2016

Here’s When Americans Really Started to Panic About Overpopulation

PHOTOS: For #WorldPopulationDay, How Earth’s 7 Billion Live

Myanmar to Offer Women Free Birth Control

July 11, 2016

Should I have a big family?

World Population Day: It’s a numbers game!

July 8, 2016

Closing the Gaps in Sexual Education for People with Disabilities

How Abortion Restrictions Could Collide With Zika in the U.S. This Summer

July 6, 2016

Women and Children Are Political Pawns In the Zika Funding Battle

Birth control options for women over 40 — other than the pill

July 5, 2016

The Importance of Contraception to the Zika Fight

New Abortion Rules Blocked In Florida, Indiana Hours Before Taking Effect

5 Things To Consider About The Supreme Court’s Decision On Texas Abortion Law

Is Pope Francis Pro-life? The Perplexing Silence of Laudato Si’ on Human Overpopulation

Kenya seeks tech alternatives to break taboo over sex education in schools

Condoms Don’t Necessarily Help Teen Girls Avoid Pregnancy

July 1, 2016

The ACLU Is Suing to Bring Abortion Rights to Migrant Girls

Shifting Focus: Women’s health has become a central part of the abortion rights debate.

Next Steps In Making Reproductive Rights A Reality For All, Regardless Of Income

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