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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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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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A girl reading a book, with text that says

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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nonprofit media

July 23, 2020

What Impact Are Nonprofit Media Organizations Having On Big Issues?

July 23, 2020 —Mass media has seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives, for better or worse. Globally, people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day with some form of media—whether that’s TV, radio, social media,...

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global climate change

July 16, 2020

Does Population Growth Impact Global Climate Change?

July 16, 2020 —Most informed people know that the global population is growing at a rapid rate — putting added pressure on our already limited supply of resources. But it remains difficult to communicate the sheer...

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Ecocentrism Sustainable Environment

July 9, 2020

A Sustainable Environment Starts With Ecocentrism

July 9, 2020 —The way we think of ourselves in relation to the world can have a large impact on our behavior. For centuries, mankind considered itself the literal center of the universe. Although we now know...

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Picture of Earth from space at night

July 6, 2020

Addressing Population Challenge Is Not Impossible

July 6, 2020 —Reprinted with permission of YaleGlobal Online, published by the MacMillan Center at Yale University. SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT: Human civilization faces a severe long-range mismatch between...

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vulnerable girl

July 2, 2020

Exploring The Correlation Between Female Empowerment and Global Sustainability

July 2, 2020 —The development community uses the term “female empowerment” frequently. Very frequently. The topic has spawned a million fundraising initiatives and social media posts. But the idea behind female...

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The causes and effects of overpopulation

June 25, 2020

Overpopulation: Cause and Effect

June 25, 2020 —Conversations about overpopulation can quickly become controversial because they beg the question: Who exactly is the cause of the problem and what, if anything, should be done about it? Many...

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