In a new opinion piece for The New York Times, contributing writer Peggy Orenstein discusses gender norms and sexuality in the context of the US presidential elections.
At the recent Girls Summit DC, Keeping Our Promises to Adolescent Girls, global leaders and advocates discussed how current programs and policies affect the lives of adolescent girls around the world and called on the global community to build on efforts to expand programming that improves girls’ lives.
New Population Council research on promising new HIV and STI prevention tools and strategies for reaching key populations at high risk for HIV will be presented at the second biennial HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P 2016) in Chicago. HIVR4P 2016, which runs 17–21 October, is the only global scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research.
Honorees include the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Outgoing Council Board Chair Mark A. Walker
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (14 October 2016) — The Population Council hosted the third annual Ideas With Impact Awards ceremony in New York City on Thursday night, 13 October 2016. Photos from the evening are available here: http://bit.ly/2egB9IG.
A new Maternal Health Series from The Lancet assesses global "maternal health, its epidemiology, successes, and current failings." A World Report article in the Series about challenges for maternal health efforts quotes Charlotte Warren, who leads the Council's maternal health work, and cites findings from our Respectful Maternity Care project in Kenya.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (September 14, 2016) — The Population Council announced that James Sailer, a Council Vice President, has been appointed Executive Director of its Center for Biomedical Research (CBR), a renowned institution that conducts basic and clinical research and develops sexual and reproductive health products for women and men.