Defending evidence isn't just important – it’s a necessity. Population Council president Julia Bunting illuminates the need for quality evidence and the uphill battle it currently faces in an op-ed featured at the Lancet Global Health blog.
In an article rounding up highlights from the London Family Planning Summit, Devex speaks with Population Council president Julia Bunting about having a more diverse set of players at the table. She explains why translating energy into action will be crucial to accelerating progress towards the Family Planning 2020 goals.
In a widely syndicated op-ed, Population Council’s Thoai Ngo argues that empowering girls with knowledge and skills to participate in the 21st century economy is not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do for global development.
A new podcast at The Guardian looks at the importance of the growing population of young people and how family planning can affect economic development. Population Council president Julia Bunting chimes in to discuss the demographic dividend as well as its benefits.
In the Bihar state of India, 43 percent of women experience intimate partner violence, often fuelled by inequitable gender norms. However, limited evidence exists on what works to change these beliefs and behaviors and reduce harmful practices.