A new feature on NPR’s Goats & Soda health and development blog explores the current state of the fight to end female genital mutilation (FGM/C) and cutting across the globe.
In a live radio interview with KUMD-FM in Duluth, Minnesota, Senior Associate and enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation Kelly Hallman speaks about IMAGEN – the Indigenous Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment Network – a new evidenced-based, scalable program in the United Stated designed to address the realities of excluded Native American girls and young women in the US.
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.