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April 15, 2021

The Population Institute Appoints Kathleen Mogelgaard as the New President and CEO

The Population Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Mogelgaard as President and CEO, effective May 3, 2021. She succeeds Robert Walker, who is retiring as President and CEO after working 12 years for the Institute. Read More »

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Press Release

January 28, 2021

President Biden Issues Executive Order on Reproductive Health and Rights

President Biden today signed an executive order rescinding the global gag rule, which bars foreign NGOs that receive U.S. global health funding from counseling patients about abortion or referring them to abortion services. The order reverses a Trump-era policy that disrupted the provision of health care, including abortion services, to millions of people in developing countries. Read More »

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Commentary

October 13, 2020

Are We a Fatally Flawed Species?

A pandemic, like any other life-threatening event, prompts us to reflect on our mortality, but our error-prone response to the pandemic should force us to ponder a larger question: Are we a fatally flawed species? Read More »

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