In an opinion-editorial in the Nigerian Guardian, MacArthur's Africa Office Director Kole Shettima outlines how the country can greatly reduce the number of women who die during or after childbirth. Read More
Eleven issue briefs were released by the MacArthur Research Network on Mental Health Policy Research at a conference that explored issues related to mental health in the mainstream of public policy on April 7.
Competition and ... Read More
Based on information provided by a coalition of 12 MacArthur Population and Reproductive Health grantees, the Mexican House of Representatives increased the amount of public funds earmarked for programs that benefit gender equity by 1.5 ... Read More
MacArthur will invest $11 million to reduce significantly maternal deaths due to postpartum hemorrhage in India and Nigeria, Foundation President Jonathan Fanton announced today at the Women Deliver conference. Read More
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces the grant to support Pathfinder International's efforts to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity due to postpartum hemorrhage in India and Nigeria. Read More
Last month, the European Court of Human Rights affirmed its historic ruling that governments have a duty to establish effective mechanisms for ensuring that women have access to abortion where it is legal. In Tysiac v ... Read More
The Millennium Development Goals and the Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health
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Is the international right to health merely aspirational? Is it too vague to be implemented?
Uganda, neglected diseases ... Read More
Population control polices in China that strictly limited couples to one child have proven effective, according to the first systematic study of the one-child policy by researchers at the University of California at Irvine. Despite government ... Read More
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation first began making grants in Mexico in 1986 and opened an office in Mexico in 1991. Today, MacArthur provides approximately $6 million in grants each year to address ... Read More
The recent Foreign Operations appropriations bill directs the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to make funds available “for activities to reduce the incidence of child marriage in developing countries.” The International Center for Research on ... Read More
Despite historically low birth rates in North America and much of the developed world, global population is expected to increase by more than 40 percent to 9 billion over the next 50 years ... Read More
In 1999, after decades of colonial and military rule, Nigeria began a transition to democracy. Government, non-governmental organizations, and individuals are now working together to ensure the growth of a free and fair Nigeria. The MacArthur ... Read More