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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.™

Find blog posts below and other publications listed to the right. We invite you to suggest blog ideas!

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June 24, 2022

The Contempt of the Court

June 24, 2022 —There may never be anything more ironic — or perhaps Freudian is the better word — than Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas comments in the wake of the May 2, 2022 leak of a draft US Supreme Court...

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June 9, 2022

It’s Not Only in the U. S. — Abortion Must be Safe, Legal, and Destigmatized Globally

June 9, 2022 —With tensions extremely high in the United States around the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, it is easy to forget that unintended pregnancy and the concurrent...

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May 25, 2022

Introduction: Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

May 25, 2022 —The following essay was written by William Ryerson, President of Population Media Center, as the Introduction to Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. 

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May 18, 2022

Foreword: Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot

May 18, 2022 —The following essay was written by Musumbi Kanyoro as the Foreword to Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot.

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May 4, 2022

How PMC's Soap Operas Improved the Lives of Over 500 Million People

May 4, 2022 —Population Media Center is pleased to share the following podcast interview. It was produced by Veronika Perková and features Bill Ryerson. The original post can be accessed here.

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April 21, 2022

The (Progressive) Matrix: How PMC's Mission Driven Goals Interrelate

April 21, 2022 —PMC works to build a more sustainable world by sparking social normative and behavioral change, in individuals and communities, with transformational, dramatic storytelling.

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April 14, 2022

The Value of Women and Girls: Always Center Stage at PMC

April 14, 2022 —Addressing negative social normative beliefs, attitudes, and knowledge about the value of women and girls is always center stage at PMC. We tend to spotlight one of these injustices in particular:...

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April 1, 2022

UNFPA: State of World Population 2022

April 1, 2022 —On March 30, 2022, UNFPA released its annual State of The World Population report. You can access the full report here.

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March 25, 2022

New Study: Country-specific estimates of unintended pregnancy and abortion

March 25, 2022 —Guttmacher Institute recently released an important study titled "Country-specific estimates of unintended pregnancy and abortion incidence: A global comparative analysis of levels in 2015–2019."

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February 24, 2022

As Ukraine Roils, Long-Crisis in the Sahel Continues

February 24, 2022 —The world is dealing with upheavals in geopolitics this week, namely the violence unfolding in Ukraine. But there is — as always — plenty of meaningful news related to population, environment, and...

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