At the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Council researchers and Miriam Temin, Sajeda Amin, Thoai Ngo, and Stephanie Psaki unveiled a practical framework for designing and implementing programs that center around girls’ diverse needs, address multiple determinants of risk, and empower girls and improve their lives.
In its round-up of the of the International Conference on Family Planning Kigali, Rwanda, Devex cited two of the Council’s contraceptive innovations as major highlights of the 2018 conference.
In response to a New York Times editorial by columnist Ross Douthat, Population Council Vice President and Distinguished Scholar John Bongaarts pens a letter to the editor promoting women's ability to plan their own futures and the work of international family planning organizations to help make that possible.
At The Conversation, Council researcher Karen Austrian discussed how the Adolescent Girls Initiative-Kenya (AGI-K) program is reaching vulnerable girls in urban and rural communities who are at risk of dropping out of school, sexual violence and early sexual initiation, early and unintended pregnancy, and early marriage.
Without investing in women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, the world cannot drive societal progress to achieve the Sustainable Development goals, argues Zeba Sathar, Pakistan Country Director for the Population Council and Marleen Temmerman, Director of the Center of Excellence in Women and Child Health and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Aga Khan University.