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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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Isolated at Home with your Abuser

May 22, 2020

Isolated at Home with your Abuser: How to Support Domestic Violence Survivors During the Time of Covid-19

May 22, 2020 —Unfortunately, as lockdown measures and orders continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19, women and children are stuck in houses with abusers.

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Long Term Sustainability Work During COVID

April 4, 2020

Eyes on the (Curve) Ball: Long-Term Sustainability Work During COVID

April 4, 2020 —While Population Media Center brings determination, enthusiasm, and expertise to our media projects, we ultimately rely on donors to fuel our operations. Individual donors are an important source of...

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March 5, 2020

The End of Population Growth Depends on Lower Ideal Family Size

March 5, 2020 —Population Media Center (PMC) works on many issues related to the rights of women and girls, population size and growth, and environmental sustainability. In the population category, we have strong...

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February 20, 2020

Eugenics? Population Control? Nope — Reproductive Choice and Resources

February 20, 2020 —Caitlin Fendley, a PhD candidate at Purdue University, penned a curious, but ultimately constructive population-related essay this week. It was published in the Washington Post on February 17th. If...

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February 17, 2020

Gender Equality — A Human Right with Universal Benefits

February 17, 2020 —How well a society treats its women is one of the strongest indicators of the success and health of that society. Discrimination against women and girls occurs in many forms — gender-based violence,...

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Zambian community

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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Sign with text if the climate was a bank you would have saved it already

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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WomanVoting

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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Nepalese girls smiling

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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