Population Reference Bureau

Inform. Empower. Advance.


266 Result(s)

sorted by: Date / relevance

1 2 3 4 5 ...
Video

Family Planning and Kenya Progress

Analysis of PRB’s new Index of Young Women’s Well-Being shows how social and structural barriers to progress for young women in Generation X and the Millennial generation have contributed to women’s persistently high poverty rates, a declining share of women in high-wage/high-tech jobs, a dramatic rise in women’s incarceration rates, and increases in maternal mortality and women’s suicide.

Infographic

Progress in U.S. Women’s Well-Being Stalled in Recent Generations

Earlier this year PRB released a Population Bulletin, “Losing Ground,” which garnered national and local media attention. “Losing Ground” presented PRB’s new, comprehensive Index of Young Women’s Well-Being across four generations of young women in the United States. One of the measures that showed young women today falling behind previous generations is maternal mortality. In a new video, PRB presents a spotlight on the rising U.S. maternal mortality rate (now the highest among developed nations) and the stark racial disparities in maternal mortality.

Video

Short Videos Highlight Important FGMC Data

The videos aim to expand understanding of key data issues in FGM/C research, including the importance of looking beyond national prevalence to identify hotspots or areas within a country where FGM/C is widely practiced, analyzing change over time by comparing older and younger cohorts rather than changes in overall prevalence, understanding the various questions and data gaps that are raised by newly available data in Indonesia.

Video

Addressing Gender Through Integrated Population, Health, and Environment Approaches

Collecting, analyzing, and using gender-related indicators in projects is critical to addressing many of the underlying challenges that communities around the world face, particularly in integrated Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) projects.

Video

Family Planning and Kenya Progress

Family planning is a cross-cutting intervention that can accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In Kenya, family planning is a best buy that contributes to the nation’s growth and creates a path towards achieving the SDGs and Kenya’s Vision 2030.

Video

Promoting Resilience Through Family Planning in Kenya

As Kenya faces drought and recurring food insecurity, building resilience among the nation’s vulnerable populations is more important than ever before. Resilience means how well and how quickly people, their families, communities, and the country can respond to, adapt to, and recover from shocks and stresses.

Infographic

Building Resilience to Water Scarcity

This infographic shows how family planning can mitigate water scarcity by promoting fertility decline and reducing population pressures on water resources.

Infographic

The Role of Family Planning in SubSaharan Africa

This infographic shows how family planning contributes to national development by fostering strong institutions and global competitiveness.

Video

Population Health and Environment Youth Demographic Dividend

For years, researchers, economists, demographers and other development experts have been explaining and promoting the phenomenon known as the demographic dividend, the rapid economic growth that can accompany a change in a country’s age structure due to reduced birth and death rates. More recently, advocates have been emphasizing the importance of investing in young people with youth-friendly reproductive health policies and services, education, and other key investments that can contribute to shifts in age structure.

Infographic

Invest in the Future of India: Family Planning and Corporate Social Responsibility

PRB collaborated with AFP and Pathfinder International to develop a multimedia video outlining how family planning shapes women’s empowerment and community well-being. This accompanying fact sheet further details how investing in family planning can spur India’s economy, catalyze the workforce, and improve health outcomes of women and children in India.

LOAD MORE RESULTS

1 2 3 4 5 ...