The economic empowerment of women around the world is one of USAID’s priorities. There is much to support in the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018, H.R. 5480 and S. 3247(WEEE Act) to expand women’s access to financial resources and markets. But there is also cause for concern.
President Trump made a strong promise to respect sovereignty and the culture and traditions of other countries at the General Assembly on Tuesday. But the State Department needs to do…
A UN committee denounced Malta’s laws protecting children from abortion as a violation of the human right to sexual and reproductive health.
UN experts said abortion-on-demand is “at the very core of every women and girl’s fundamental right to equality, privacy and physical and mental integrity and is a precondition for the enjoyment of other rights and freedoms,” in a lengthy statement released on what abortion groups call “Safe Abortion Day.”
As my colleague, Lisa Correnti, wrote in this week’s Friday Fax article, the president of Tanzania has placed restrictions on foreign funding for contraceptive advertising in his country. Before delving…
Yesterday, the Guttmacher Institute Tweeted this: To begin at the end, it should surprise nobody that the Guttmacher Institute, which exists to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)…