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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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October 30, 2019

Social Norms in Zambia: Up Against Some of the Fiercest Competition

October 30, 2019 —Since our founding, Population Media Center has understood the importance of social norms for a sustainable future. In fact, our Theory of Change is built around Albert Bandura’s Social Learning...

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October 1, 2019

#ClimateStrikes: A Movement Against Collapse that Calls Out All of Us

October 1, 2019 —Greta Thunberg doesn’t want to lead this movement. She doesn’t want to be the leader of the climate change crusaders. She doesn’t want to be the tip of the spear. She doesn’t want to be a hero. She...

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August 26, 2019

The Forgotten Women of the Suffrage Movement

August 26, 2019 —The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was certified on August 26, 1920. This amendment states that the right of U.S. citizens to vote shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex.  It was...

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August 19, 2019

PMC-Nepal’s Resident Representative Answers Questions on Child Marriage, Girls’ Education

August 19, 2019 —In June, The New York Times released an article broadly examining child marriage in Nepal. To gather information, reporters Bhadra Sharma and Kai Schultz interviewed children who had been recently...

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July 1, 2019

World Population Day 2019 - The Pros and Cons of the Cairo Consensus

July 1, 2019 —The Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, colloquially known as the Cairo Consensus, was adopted in 1994. The lengthy document still serves as the...

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April 15, 2019

Kasamba's Story, PMC-Zambia writer

April 15, 2019 —In 1981, a little girl joined the Syakantu family tree in a small town in the Southern part of Zambia. Kasamba was the last born in a family of six. For as long as she can remember, everyone called...

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March 19, 2019

Helping Each Woman Tell #HerStory: Women’s History Month

March 19, 2019 —It was the start of eighth grade. I sat in a row of the uncomfortable chairs and desks, just like everyone else. When my history teacher asked, “Does anyone notice anything peculiar about the word...

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March 7, 2019

Poised for Progress: International Women's Day

March 7, 2019 —We tend to think of balance as perfect and somewhat precarious. It’s the perfect distribution of weight through the toes and limbs for yoga’s warrior three, or that exact mix of spices in your...

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October 11, 2018

What am I worth to you? What am I worth to me?

October 11, 2018 —Today, we celebrate girls around the world. We celebrate them because of their dreams, their potential, their value. These girls – they make us laugh, they hold us accountable, they make us whole....

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July 3, 2018

Family Planning is a Human Right - RIGHT?

July 3, 2018 —On July 11th, 2018, concerned citizens and global advocates will celebrate World Population Day. This annual event was designed to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population...

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