Archive | Family Planning

Obama green

I am Voting for Barack Obama because We are Greener than We were Four Years Ago.



Are we “greener” than we were four years ago? Yes, we are, and Barack Obama deserves a lot of the credit. Despite strident anti-environmental opponents on Capitol Hill, President Obama has managed to use the power of his office – deployed primarily through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of […]

Continue Reading

Women Leave Rio+20 Motivated to Galvanize Sustainability Around Family Planning and Reproductive Rights



There is a direct correlation between access to voluntary family planning, women’s empowerment and environmental sustainability. And though the official delegates to last week’s “Earth Summit” tried to water it down, thousands of grassroots activists (left) made it one of the biggest issues to rock Rio+20, as the event was also called. Why? Because ensuring […]

Continue Reading