The Population Council Vice President and Distinguished Scholar John Bongaarts makes the case that family planning is more than a vital health and human rights intervention in a published letter to the editor of The Guardian.
Julie Pulerwitz, Director of Social and Operations Research in the Council’s HIV and AIDS program, spoke with NewsDeeply’s Women & Girls Hub at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. She discussed girls’ and women’s increased vulnerability to HIV, and how reaching this key population is critical to ending the epidemic.
In USA Today, Alejandra Colom, an associate and Guatemala Country Director at the Population Council, discusses the cultural influences in Latin America and the Caribbean that limit women’s access to contraception during the Zika epidemic, and how this is affecting the region’s abortion rates.
Population Council President, Julia Bunting, spoke to NewsDeeply on the importance of investing in research and development of new contraceptive technologies.