Seven Billion: What Does it All Mean?

I caught up with Maureen Greenwood-Basken, director of policy initiatives for the women and population program at the UN Foundation to discuss the significance of today's milestone and what it means for the over 200 million women around the world who are denied access to family planning.

Unleashing the Power of Rural Girls

Ed note. This is a special guest post from Tamara Kreinin, the Executive Director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foundation. Not long ago I walked the onion fields of rural Senegal with the local farmers.   To my surprise and dismay, most of ...

Sustainable Energy for All

On September 21, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced a new initiative - "Sustainable Energy for All". One of the initiative's main goals is to ensure universal access to sustainable energy by 2030.

Let Us Lead!

Our friends at the Better World Campaign launch a new platform to oppose harmful U.S. legislation that would effectively de-fund the United Nations.