In New York Magazine, Melinda Gates discusses efforts to increase the data available for girls and women, which will ultimately help increase global economic and social progress.
The Population Council’s Girl Roster is a practical tool to help increase girls' access to vital resources, facilities, and services. The Girl Roster is helping partners reach adolescent girls in some of the poorest communities around the world to help programs of all types become more cost-effective, reach more girls in need, and attain measurable results.
In an op-ed appearing in in Devex and the Council on Foreign Relations’ Women Around the World blog, Population Council senior associate Sajeda Amin shares new evidence from the Council’s Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (BALIKA) program.
New findings from the Population Council’s Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (BALIKA) project show that providing girls with educational support or skills training can reduce child marriage in Bangladesh by up to one-third.
New research from the Population Council published in PLOS ONE highlight the importance of providing women with access to accurate information about the benefits of male circumcision as a strategy to protect themselves and their families from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The findings were reported on by POZ Magazine.
Population Council President Julia Bunting recently visited the Reproductive Health Unit (R3M) of the La General Hospital in Ghana to learn more about the country’s efforts to integrate reproductive health into the national health delivery system. The Hospital was founded by the Population Council and Ipas in 2008.