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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!

Mary Fafard

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Mary is the Digital Marketing and Advocacy Manager at Population Media Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Community Media from Johnson State College.

Recent Posts

Life-Changing Entertainment: Insight into Actionable Change

May 13, 2021

Life-Changing Entertainment: Insight into Actionable Change

May 13, 2021 —Sustainability starts with education. But education isn’t limited to the constraints of a classroom. It can’t be, if the goal is to reach and engage with diverse audiences all over the world....

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How Change Happens Around the World Through Entertainment

April 29, 2021

How Change Happens Around the World Through Entertainment

April 29, 2021 —Some people consider entertainment to merely be an escape from daily life, and it certainly can be. But it is also capable of empowering people to help overcome potential conflicts. Let’s be honest,...

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Earth Day

April 15, 2021

International Mother Earth Day: April 22, 2021

April 15, 2021 —Earth Day 2021 is coming right up, and the celebration will feature three days of climate action starting April 20.  We should be working toward creating a healthier planet every day, but Earth Day...

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Change Around The World

March 11, 2021

Change Around the World Can Happen: Smart Solutions

March 11, 2021 —When considering how to make change around the world, the issues that lay ahead can feel overwhelming. We face mammoth crises on multiple fronts, from climate change and poverty to inequality and...

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International Womens Day

March 8, 2021

International Women's Day: Choose To Challenge

March 8, 2021 —This year's International Women's Day theme is "Choose To Challenge." It is a call-to-action for everyone to challenge gender inequities. At Population Media Center, we have been challenging social...

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Reproductive Health Education

January 28, 2021

Reproductive Health Education has a Profound Impact

January 28, 2021 —Sexual health education around the world ranges in form and format, from abstinence-only sex “education” to comprehensive and inclusive guidance that empowers people to make healthy decisions.

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Womens Right to Choose

January 14, 2021

It is Women's Right To Choose Their Futures

January 14, 2021 —Every woman should be able to make decisions about her own body. Preserving women’s right to choose and access to a full continuum of reproductive care that includes safe and legal abortions is...

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Climate Change

December 29, 2020

Climate Change: Why Women's Empowerment Is Paramount

December 29, 2020 —When you think about two of the top priorities of the 21st century—women’s rights and climate change—they may initially seem like two completely disparate issues. But in reality, they are...

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Goals of the Womens Rights Movement

November 12, 2020

Then and Now: Goals of the Women's Rights Movements

November 12, 2020 —Women’s rights have come a long way in the last 150 years.  Consider this: In the 1868 presidential election, when women didn’t have the right to vote, 172 Black and white women voted illegally to...

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Climate Change Coronavirus

October 15, 2020

What Do Climate Change and the Coronavirus Have in Common?

October 15, 2020 —At first glance, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic might seem like two entirely separate global disasters. When you consider the root causes of both crises, it’s clear that climate change...

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