Carmen Barroso

Carmen Barroso has led the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region since 2003, combining quality health services with powerful advocacy in defense of sexual and reproductive rights. Previously, she served for 12 years as Director of the Population & Reproductive Health Program of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Why aren’t women’s issues on the agenda at Rio+20?

Including family planning and reproductive health in the Earth Summit agenda should be a no-brainer.


How environmental and women’s groups can work together

Green groups and women's health advocates used to butt heads over population, but they're increasingly finding common ground in their support for family planning.