Here’s what we’ve been checking out online this week:
In the American Prospect, Michelle Goldberg writes about the controversial, population-control endorsing past of John Holdren, who is Assistant to President Barack Obama for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Co-Chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
On the Human Rights blog in the World Affairs blog network, Kimberly Curtis blogged about Advancing Women’s Rights in Africa.
And on Akimbo:
We published a three-part series based on a speech given by Dorothy Aken’ova at the 20th World Population Day in Abuja, Nigeria. Reading part 1, part 2, and part 3 of Responding to the Economic Crisis: Why Investing in Women is a Smart Choice.
We posted the call for nominations for the Guardian Achievements in International Development Award. You’ve still got a few hours left – nominations close this evening.
We celebrated (from afar) the 7th anniversary of our partner The YP Foundation in New Delhi, India.
IWHC program officer Khushbu Srivastava blogged about Virginity Testing in Madhya Pradesh.