In NewsDeeply Women & Girls Hub, Karen Hardee, director of operations for the Population Council-led Evidence Project, discusses the link between family planning and sustainability.
In honor of Women's Equality Day, First Republic interviewed Population Council President Julia Bunting about her experience and how the Council is helping empower girls and women around the world.
The Lancet HIV featured a Comment by Population Council experts that proposes a new framework for enhancing informed choice, effective use, and quality service provision around PrEP for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). Sanyukta Mathur, Nanlesta Pilgrim and Julie Pulerwitz write that PrEP offers an opportunity for AGYW to access a promising new prevention technology.
The Population Council's Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (BALIKA) program was featured in the Dhaka Tribune. The op-ed discussed how empowering adolescent girls with digital knowledge and access to technology could help foster gender equality.
The Council addresses FGM/C as a human rights abuse and a contributor to gender inequality. Our FGM/C program advances multidisciplinary and multinational efforts needed to eliminate this harmful practice in many countries. Salma Abou Hussein, who works in the Population Council’s Egypt office, spoke with L’Orient Le Jour about female genital mutilation/cutting in Egypt.