Population Reference Bureau

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  • How Family Planning Could Help Slow Climate Change

    Ms. Magazine blog published "How Family Planning Could Help Slow Climate Change," by PRB's Kristen Patterson.

  • PRB Selected to Implement USAID PACE Project

    The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) has been selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement the five-year PACE project, which focuses on ensuring that family planning and population issues are central to development policies, programs, and commitments in countries where USAID is active.

Check-in on World Toilet Day: Adding Toilets in India Shortly after he was elected in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to provide access to a toilet at every school and home in the country by 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Ghandi's birth.

Will Other Countries Follow Canada's Lead? Women’s participation in government gives them a direct say in the policies, laws, and regulations that affect their lives. Canada, for the first time in its history, has achieved gender parity in the federal cabinet.