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June 29, 2021

Does Rights-based Family Planning Really Matter to Environmental Sustainability? A Reborn Project and New Director Explore the Evidence at the Population Institute

Striving to improve the well-being of both people and the planet, the Population Institute (PI) is launching a new effort to understand a critical connection: how family planning relates to prospects for environmental sustainability. Read More »

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November 30, 2021

AS SUPREME COURT ARGUMENTS ON ROE V. WADE LOOM, NEW “BEYOND ROE” BRIEFING PACKAGE DOCUMENTS THE ONGOING CURTAILMENT OF ABORTION RIGHTS IN THE U.S.

The Population Institute, a nonprofit which advocates for gender equality and universal access to sexual and reproductive health services, today published a brief and a series of related fact sheets entitled “Beyond Roe: The Floor, Not the Ceiling.” The package compiles current, sourced research and analysis on the state of abortion rights in the U.S. Written in a concise, accessible format, the series is a resource for covering and contextualizing current restrictions that undermine Roe v. Wade. Read More »

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Commentary

August 05, 2021

No Vaccine to End the Shadow Pandemic of Gender-Based Violence

The shadow pandemic will have lasting, devastating impacts on women and girls. Child marriage permanently alters the course of a girl’s life, often halting her education, increasing her chances of experiencing domestic violence, robbing her of bodily autonomy, and putting her at risk for earlier pregnancies and maternal mortality. FGM/C can result in obstetric fistula, infertility, infection, complications during childbirth, painful sexual intercourse, depression, and anxiety. Stopping the surge in violence against women and girls and preventing future harm is the responsibility of the global community Read More »

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