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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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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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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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Advocates For Youth

January 21, 2021

Why Advocates for Youth Are Engaged in Global Sustainability

January 21, 2021 —With every passing year, more people around the globe are becoming involved in efforts to combat climate change. 2020 was certainly an eye-opening year for many, as we watched the coronavirus...

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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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What Are We Doing to Save the Planet

January 7, 2021

It's Time to Ask, What Are We Doing to Save the Planet?

January 7, 2021 —Several years ago, climate change observers recognized the end of 2020 as a pivotal time in the global race to cut carbon. Why? Because it marked the deadline for countries in the Paris Climate...

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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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