Liz Fortier

  1. Politics
    Family Planning 2020: Reviewing progress and charting the way forward

    Today in Ethiopia, at the International Conference on Family Planning, the progress of FP2020 is being discussed. FP2020 or Family Planning…

  2. Health
    Cultural Barriers to Family Planning

    This Wednesday, at the International Conference on Family Planning in Addis Ababa, Pathfinder International presented an interactive session titled “Overcoming Socio-cultural…

  3. Minority Rights
    A Global Friendship: Empowering Women of the Pine Ridge Reservation

    A Global Friendship is a not-for-profit that works to improve the standard of living in developing regions through “tackling gender inequality” and…

  4. Politics
    Women in Prison Face Injustice Too

    Institutional review boards (IRBs) are ethics committees responsible for monitoring research studies involving humans, and they have specific rules to…

  5. Politics
    US Government Shutdown: Food Assistance Shortage for Women & Children

    When the U.S. Government shut down two weeks ago, I couldn’t believe it at first. When I finally accepted what…

  6. Politics
    Career or Family? Choose One.

    Last weekend, I interviewed eleven Korean women at Chosun University in Gwangju, South Korea. My Korean language teacher, Song-i, accompanied…