Population Reference Bureau

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  • Demand Satisfied: Understanding the Sustainable Development Goal Indicator for Family Planning

    A recognized indicator for family planning—demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods (Demand Satisfied)—is key to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This infographic introduces users to the Demand Satisfied indicator—how it is measured and how it will be used moving forward.

  • Famine Continues to Affect the Poorest in Southern Africa

    UNICEF recently issued a strong warning about the continued effects of El Niño on the health of women and children in southern Africa, where bouncing back from cycles of droughts and floods is a challenge, especially for the poorest of the poor. The humanitarian crisis has received little attention and even less aid. PRB’s animations show you how the poorest women and children might be affected.

  • Changing U.S. Family Patterns Pose Policy Challenges

    A new Population Reference Bureau (PRB) report, “Understanding the Dynamics of Family Change in the United States,” discusses how changes in marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and nonmarital childbearing have transformed family life in the United States.