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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.™

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September 24, 2020

No Growth Economics

September 24, 2020 —Editor's Note: Population Media Center is pleased to re-publish the following essay, which is written by Tom Olivier, President of Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population (ASAP).  This is...

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call to end violence against women and girls

September 17, 2020

Answer the Call to End Violence Against Women and Girls

September 17, 2020 —Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global pandemic, with one in three women experiencing some form of violence in their lifetime. Women’s rights organizations and advocates around the globe have...

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infant morbidity

September 10, 2020

The Sad Truth About U.S. Maternal Morbidity and What Can Be Done

September 10, 2020 —Our country’s maternal mortality rates (MMR) may not be top of mind right now, while our nation struggles to overcome COVID-19, an economic recession, systemic racism, and climate change. But...

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environmental solutions

September 3, 2020

Pretentiousness in Environmental Solutions—Harming the Cause

September 3, 2020 —In the U.S. and other developed nations, more people are recycling than ever before. Interest in zero-waste lifestyles is growing exponentially. Supermarkets that exclusively sell food without...

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Eileen Crist portrait

September 2, 2020

On Rational and Sacred Ground

September 2, 2020 —Eileen Crist is a member of PMC's Program Advisory Board. She is the author of numerous academic papers and popular writings. Her work focuses on biodiversity losses and the destruction of wild...

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human causes of climate change

August 27, 2020

The Unique Impact On Girls: Human Causes of Climate Change

August 27, 2020 —When it comes to climate change, women bear a disproportionate amount of the burden. Natural disasters, heat waves, droughts, sea level rise, environmental degradation, and other human causes of...

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Visual Storytelling PMC's Approach

August 20, 2020

Visual Storytelling: PMC's Approach vs. Abroad Initiatives

August 20, 2020 —Humanity is facing a dizzying number of challenges around the globe, ranging from climate change and an influx of refugees to food insecurity, water scarcity, and infectious diseases. For individuals...

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community action

August 13, 2020

Community Action: Prioritizing Voices Close to Home

August 13, 2020 —Most for-profit companies go out of their way to gather and implement customer feedback in order to increase profits, strengthen buyer loyalty, and expand their customer base. So why doesn’t every...

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August 6, 2020

Social Norms for Sustainable Development

August 6, 2020 —Inspiring stories can be powerful, versatile gifts. They might give girls the chance to dream, or help protect Earth’s environment. Sometimes, they can do both. Population Media Center contributes to...

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women's rights issues

July 30, 2020

Women's Rights Issues Today in Healthcare Settings

July 30, 2020 —In countries around the globe, physician bias is a huge problem. Women and girls often encounter discrimination in healthcare settings, receiving less pain medication than male patients, waiting...

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