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New Partnership– Population Connection’s Global Partners Program

About Population Connection’s Global Partners Program: We are thrilled to be a partner of Population Connection’s Global Partners program. Population Connection has supported smaller global partner organizations since 2016. They focus on funding local and community-based organizations that include programming related to sustainable global population growth. In Population Connections’ words, they “support a growing number […]

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An Act of Love for Women and the Environment: 14 More Men Join the Family Planning Movement

  World Vasectomy Day 2022: Vasectomies are a commitment by men to conserve the planet and to share the responsibility of family planning with their partners. On December 13th, Women for Conservation, in collaboration with ProAves and Profamilia, completed their third vasectomy campaign with 14 participants from the municipality of El Carmen de Atrato in […]

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Celebrating World Vasectomy Day

      Celebrating World Vasectomy Day Earlier this week, global population hit 8 billion.  Human population growth is projected to continue growing exponentially over the coming decades – threatening the existence of earth’s incredible ecosystems and the hundreds of thousands of species with whom we share the planet.   The fist step to curbing unsustainable […]

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24 More Men Get Vasectomies as an Act of Love for Women and the Environment

  W4C’s Latest Vasectomy Campaign Shatters Stigmas to Set New Records September 2, 2022 Women for Conservation’s latest family planning brigade on September 2nd provided 24 men with vasectomies in the rural community of Carmen de Atrato. Families in this remote town lack access to adequate health clinics, and must travel 4 hours by bus […]

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Minca W4C Groups Attend Conference on Gender Violence Prevention with Santa Marta Mayor’s Office

26 August, 2022 Women from the towns surrounding Minca, including La Tagua, Tigrera, and Vista Nieves, gathered for an educational day to raise awareness about gender violence.  The event was organized by multiple government bodies, including the Mayor’s Office of Santa Marta, the Attorney General’s Office, the Metropolitan Police, and the Colombian Institute of Family […]

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El Dorado Successes: Updates from the Field

El Dorado Successes: Updates from the Field July 2022 The megadiverse ProAves El Dorado Reserve is located in the incredible Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta which is considered “Most Irreplaceable Site on Earth” by the journal Science.  Women for Conservation supports the reserve by engaging local communities in workshops and campaigns which mutually benefit biodiversity […]

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Breaking barriers and stigmas, 26 women join the conservation movement through family planning

Breaking barriers and stigmas, 26 women join the conservation movement through family planning July 20, 2022 Thanks to your support, 26 more women have been provided with family planning procedures in the mega-diverse Chocó Rainforest region! Women for Conservation organized the logistics for these women to travel 5 hours from rural Carmen De Atrato to […]

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Guest Report: Conservation through Education and Family Planning

Conservation through Education and Family Planning: Population Matters’ Guest Report 1 APRIL 2022 Between July 2021 and February 2022, Empower to Plan supported Women for Conservation in the provision of environmental education workshops and family planning clinics in biodiversity hotspots of Colombia. Our Empower to Plan Project Coordinator, Catriona Spaven-Donn, visited Women for Conservation over […]

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