Stop Climate Change: Fund Family Planning
Give 214 million women* in the world’s developing regions the ability to choose whether and when to become pregnant by donating to organizations that promote women’s education, healthcare and access to family planning. (*as reported by the United Nations Population Fund)
Access to voluntary and rights-based, quality family planning information and services is not only essential to women and girls’ health and empowerment but has the added benefit of making a significant contribution to sustainability and fighting climate change.
According to the most respected environmental impact studies, girls’ education and family planning rank well ahead of many infrastructure and energy related initiatives, which are the most widely known climate change solutions.
Examples of groups working to improve women’s access to education, healthcare and family planning domestically and internationally that have received an “A” or “A+” rating for programming and fiscal responsibility by Charity Watch include: