Devex reports on the recent revisions to the technical guidance on sexuality education from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), including commentary from Population Council expert Nicole Haberland.
The Population Council announces the appointment of Jonathan Shakes to the Board of Trustees. Mr. Shakes is an e-commerce logistics consultant, having worked fifteen years in operations, software and product management at Amazon and its subsidiaries.
While girls’ leadership is needed in the fight against climate change, researchers are recognizing the varied ways that natural disasters threaten gains in girls’ education and wellbeing around the world, write Population Council experts in a Brookings Institution blog, which also appears on Inter Press Service and ReliefWeb.
The Population Council today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review its one-year Nestorone® / ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring for pregnancy prevention. If approved, the contraceptive vaginal ring would be the first contraceptive option that provides a full year of protection against unintended pregnancy while fully under a woman’s control.