In a studio video interview with Devex’s Sophie Edwards, Population Council president Julia Bunting explores changes within the US political landscape and its potential impact on global health and development.
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.
In a feature for Slate, Christina Cauterucci addresses the recent decision to cut US funding for UNFPA and examines the potential impact on vulnerable adolescent girls in Guatemala.
Seema Jalan of the United Nations Foundation's Universal Access Project writes in The Huffington Post that vulnerable girls' health, rights and dreams are being jeopardized by the decision to cut U.S. funding of UNFPA, drawing on her recent meetings with mentors in the Population Council's Abriendo Oportunidades program in Guatemala.
In two widely syndicated op-eds, Population Council’s Sajeda Amin addresses child marriage in Bangladesh, what works to curb the practice, and the country’s new law allowing special exceptions for child marriages.
A group of experts that advise the World Health Organization (WHO) on science and human rights, including Population Council’s Kenya country director Harriet Birungi and board member Anna Glasier, call attention to the new dangers faced by women and girls.
District Administration, the leading education magazine for US school district leaders, assesses the state of sexuality education in US public schools and reports on how some schools are improving the instruction of sex ed by addressing topics like gender roles, consent, self-esteem, body attitudes and healthy relationships.