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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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November 12, 2021

Population Media Center's Work at COP26

November 12, 2021 —The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, took place in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31 to November 13, 2021. Leaders and organizations from around the world went to Glasgow to...

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October 29, 2021

Chapter 1: The Story of Global Sustainability

October 29, 2021 —You can think of Population Media Center as a global community of social scientists, artists, and advocates creating storytelling for positive social impact and global sustainability. Combining art...

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September 17, 2021

Just Say No to Demographic Fatalism – We Can & Will Address Population

September 17, 2021 —In the quest for global sustainability, reformers must embrace an intergenerational, long-term effort to ensure a much smaller, more ecologically right-sized number of humans on the planet in the...

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September 3, 2021

Texas Senate Bill 8 is Unconstitutional, Unsustainable, & Anti-Woman

September 3, 2021 —Population Media Center stands with women, families and all people who believe abortion should be legal, readily accessible, and safe. We believe all women should be able to determine if and when...

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Not Every Woman

August 26, 2021

What Does Childfree Mean?

August 26, 2021 —The International Conference on Population and Development’s “Programme of Action” was written and adopted in 1994. It begins with a set of fifteen principles. Principle 8 says, in part, “All couples...

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August 19, 2021

Global Population In Relation to Global Sustainability

August 19, 2021 —What are Population Media Center’s Goals for Global Population?

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July 29, 2021

EARTH OVERSHOOT DAY: Not a Cause for Celebration

July 29, 2021 —Our planet’s health and resources influence all of our lives, however, we are currently overusing (or overshooting) the use of Earth’s resources. This means our entire planet is running an ecological...

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June 14, 2021

Three Drivers of Unwanted Pregnancies: A Look at Our Work in Zambia

June 14, 2021 —Each day, there are approximately 382,000 births and 168,000 deaths. This accounts for a global net growth of over 200,000 people per day. Contraceptive use has slowly but steadily increased...

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May 27, 2021

Population Media Center Re-Writes Latest Birth Dearth Article

May 27, 2021 —Over the weekend of May 22 and 23, 2021, multiple people alerted PMC to an article in The New York Times titled "Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications." Given the...

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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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