The importance of family planning
In this short video, Council colleagues John Bongaarts and John W. Townsend discuss the need for renewed investment in family planning.
Read more about Family Planning Programs for the 21st Century: Rationale and Design (2012), which makes the case for increased funding and support for family planning and provides a roadmap to policymakers and donors interested in implementing high-quality family planning programs.
For 60 years, the Population Council has changed the way the world thinks about important health and development issues. Explore an interactive timeline of the Council's history, learn more about some of our key contributions, and watch a short video about why your support is so important to us.