Newsroom 2018-01-16T15:47:41+00:00

Growing List of Studies Confirms – Abortion Pill is Safe

January 18th, 2018 PIC welcomes results of recently released studies on RU-486, the "abortion pill," showing it to be a safe, effective means of terminating pregnancy with little risk of complications. Although RU-486 (mifegymiso), is considered the "gold standard" for inducing safe, [...]

The Government’s Proposal to Ramp Up Immigration Levels is Misguided

Share Tweet Share Forward For Immediate Release November 10th, 2017 The Government’s Proposal to Ramp Up Immigration Levels is Misguided The Canadian government announced in October that it would significantly increase the intake of immigrants [...]

Ending Child Marriage in Africa by 2030: The Beginnings of a Movement?

November 1st, 2017 In a potentially significant population-related development, political leaders, activists, and local chiefs from West and Central Africa have met to commit to ending child marriage — this in a region with among the world’s highest birth rates and [...]

November 1st, 2017|Categories: contraception and family planning, Human rights, News & Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ranking the World’s Megacities: A Wake Up Call for Women’s Reproductive Rights and Health

October 19th, 2017 In a recent poll — the first of its kind — 380 gender experts on women’s issues ranked Lima, Peru as the world's worst megacity for women to obtain reproductive healthcare. The poll, conducted in June and July, highlights [...]