We work at the intersection of social and environmental justice. Women and girls around the world are robbed of social power and self-determination. Eradicating these injustices is not only a crucial human rights issues, it's also intricately connected with the world's population and the creation of a sustainable planet..

Stories are powerful. We are drawn to them. We remember them. Imagine paying $0.04 USD to reach a person meaningfully. Imagine 67% of new health clinic clients saying that they came to seek services because of an entertaining radio show. These are the real implications of PMC shows..

There is good news. The solutions to our social and environmental challenges are many, and they are progressive. Your donation helps solve some of today's most pressing challenges..

NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

Population Media Center Blog

We love to tell stories, share news, and explore ways to create a sustainable planet with equal rights for all. We are AN ENTERTAINMENT ORGANIZATION THAT CHANGES LIVES.™

Find blog posts below and other publications listed to the right. We invite you to suggest blog ideas!

Joe Bish

Picture of
Joe is the Director of Issue Advocacy at Population Media Center. He holds a Master of Science in Environmental Advocacy and Organizing from Antioch University New England.

Recent Posts


A Standing Ovation for World Population Day

July 9, 2021

A Standing Ovation for World Population Day

July 9, 2021 —World Population Day is on July 11, and we fully embrace the opportunity to think critically about the current global population and its ongoing growth—and the inherent impact this growth has on the...

Keep reading


July 1, 2021

The Greatest Show on Earth? The End of Population Growth.

July 1, 2021 —Population Media Center is aiming for a historic blockbuster: the near-term end of global population growth. But, within the context of current world demographic trends, which are based on extremely...

Keep reading


Street crowded with people walking.

June 3, 2021

POPULATION MEDIA CENTER RE-WRITES LATEST BIRTH DEARTH ARTICLE - PART 2

June 3, 2021 —Over the weekend of May 22 and 23, 2021, multiple people alerted PMC to an article in The New York Times titled "Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications." Given the...

Keep reading


Important Areas of Concern for Gender Equality in 2021

June 3, 2021

Important Areas of Concern for Gender Equality in 2021

June 3, 2021 —Although gender inequality has persisted throughout history, COVID-19 exacerbated these gender-based disparities in the years 2020 and 2021. Economic stress, food shortages, and national lockdowns...

Keep reading


May 27, 2021

Population Media Center Re-Writes Latest Birth Dearth Article

May 27, 2021 —Over the weekend of May 22 and 23, 2021, multiple people alerted PMC to an article in The New York Times titled "Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications." Given the...

Keep reading


Quality Education

April 22, 2021

A Look Into How a Quality Education Can Change Lives

April 22, 2021 —It is not hyperbolic to say that a quality education has the potential to transform lives, especially for women and girls who are often denied equal educational opportunities. Although girls are not...

Keep reading


PMC's Theory Of Change Model and Why It's Successful

April 8, 2021

PMC's Theory Of Change Model and Why It's Successful

April 8, 2021 —The Earth is a living system that is often at the mercy of human attitudes and behaviors. In order to build a more sustainable world, we must start by combating social norms that damage our fellow...

Keep reading


Population Growth

March 25, 2021

Population Growth Rate vs. The Volume of Population Growth

March 25, 2021 —The global population growth rate has been in steady decline since 1968, from 2.1 percent annual growth down to 1.1 percent today. According to one recent study in The Lancet, the global population...

Keep reading


Child Marriage

February 11, 2021

Is Child Marriage Still Happening? Know the Facts

February 11, 2021 —Some might assume child marriage is a thing of the past or an issue confined to far-away countries, but unfortunately the practice persists in every region of the world. Global rates of child...

Keep reading


Economic Sustainability Examples

February 4, 2021

Economic Sustainability Examples that Inspire Change

February 4, 2021 —2020 will be a year for the record books, not just because of an unprecedented global pandemic, but also as a result of its record-breaking climate catastrophes. 

Keep reading