Who's Holding up Our Pillars: Teaching choice through entertainment

20th July 2015

How to use the power and attraction of TV, radio and website entertainment to educate on reproductive health issues? William Ryerson tackled this big question in 1998 when he started Population Media Center (PMC), a nonprofit, international nongovernmental organization, specialized in creating serialized dramas for TV, radio and web.

Category: Who's Holding Our Pillars

Waiting on the Margins

16th June 2015

A young woman sits in a clinic in Nairobi, Kenya, waiting for advice on family planning. The question running through her mind could well be: “will the contraceptive I need be there, or will they turn me away empty-handed?”


Who's Holding up Our Pillars: The Female Health Company

1st June 2015

The Female Health Company has been a Coalition member since 2007. They manufacture, market and sell the FC2 Female Condom, the only female-controlled safe-sex contraceptive method approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and cleared by the World Health Organization (WHO) that provides dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STI’s), including HIV.


Who's Holding up Our Pillars: Jacqueline Darroch

30th March 2015

What’s in a number? That’s the question that Jacqueline Darroch found herself asking as an undergraduate student in New York City and then at university in Germany in the 1960s.


Kangu profiled in Spanish blog post

19th March 2015

“Did you know that every day, 800 women and 8,000 newborns die because they lack access to basic health services?” asks a Spanish language blog post. “Instead of someone being born, someone dies. Instead of it being a magical day,...

Category: Maternal Health Supplies Caucus

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