COPENHAGEN (16 May 2016) ― Population Council experts will highlight new evidence and perspectives on reproductive health, maternal and newborn health, and adolescent girl empowerment this week at Women Deliver. The Population Council is a globally recognized nonprofit organization, conducting research to address critical health and development challenges.
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.
BASEL, SWITZERLAND (4 May 2016) — This week at the 14th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health, experts from the Population Council presented on five topics: the need for investment in family planning research and development, the impact of family planning on maternal mortality, male contraceptives, new user-controlled family planning methods, and contraception during lactation. The focus of this year’s congress was Contraception: from molecular biology to social science and politics.