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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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April 1, 2021

How PMC Shows Guide Audiences Through the Stages of Change

April 1, 2021 —At Population Media Center, we work on complex issues that cannot be solved overnight. As opposed to more tangible concerns, like feeding the hungry or building schools, changing perceptions and...

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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...

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Carrying Capacity

March 18, 2021

The World's Carrying Capacity Impacts All: Women, Children, and the Poor Suffer Disproportionately

March 18, 2021 —Poverty and unsustainable population growth are a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem. 

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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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Join the 2021 Environmental Challenge

March 5, 2021

Join the 2021 Environmental Challenge

March 5, 2021 —Introducing Population Media Center’s 2021 Environmental Challenges "You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have...

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Family Planning

February 18, 2021

The Economic Benefits of Family Planning: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

February 18, 2021 —Worldwide, 1.1 billion women of reproductive age have a need for family planning. Of those, 842 million are using contraceptive methods, and 270 million don’t wish to have more children, but are not...

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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...

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February 5, 2021

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 5, 2021 —Female genital mutilation and cutting. It is dangerous and irreversible, violating basic rights and limiting women and girls' future opportunities around the world. It perpetuates an attitude that...

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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. 

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