PRB: Articles/Publications/Articles.aspxPRB-Sponsored Journalists Put Family Planning Into Local ContextPopulation Reference Bureau (PRB) supported 18 journalists from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to cover the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning in Bali, Indonesia. 02/19/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/womens-edition-journalists-icfp.aspxf164a0a5-b36e-4836-bb6b-44185c9c6ef6Ethiopia Makes Progress Toward a Demographic DividendOver the last two decades, Ethiopia has experienced an impressive decline in fertility, enjoyed strong economic growth, and made great strides in poverty reduction.12/16/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/blog-ethiopia-demographic-dividend.aspxd9d2485b-3e4e-4abe-b942-ca882ec50db7Lowest-Income Countries Hit Hardest by Climate ChangeThe global problem of climate change poses the greatest threat to the least developed countries.04/24/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/climate-change-and-poor-countries.aspx9ceb9ed4-9bb7-49ac-be29-b6ad08a1aeffPoverty and Inequality Pervasive in Two-Fifths of U.S. CountiesOver the past two decades, inequality and poverty have both become more pervasive in U.S. counties. PRB’s analysis shows that counties are often doubly disadvantaged—experiencing high levels of inequality in combination with high poverty rates. Orleans Parish, Louisiana, home to the Port of New Orleans (pictured above), is an example of a high-inequality, high-poverty county.11/21/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/Poverty-and-Inequality-US-Counties.aspx89fdecd5-620f-4149-97a0-b301752cea10Economic Shock of Crop Loss Increases Contraceptive Use Among Women in Rural TanzaniaIncreasing access to family planning during rough economic times gives couples the option to postpone pregnancies. In his research on Tanzania, the author found that rural households increased contraceptive use when provided at an affordable rate, if they lost a significant portion of their crop.06/05/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/tanzania-crop-loss.aspxd57de2e8-6bdd-4da0-a1b4-ec9aa7a1eb2bOlder Zambian Women's Reproductive Health Often OverlookedWhile mothers who give birth at a young age have received much attention due to their greater risks of complications at birth, women who give birth at a later age (35 or older) have not yet received adequate attention from programs seeking to improve maternal health in Zambia.05/22/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/zambia-reproductive-health-women.aspx8f214521-3d66-461a-95d7-19e2b8826a03How Family Planning Could Help Slow Climate Change Ms. Magazine blog published "How Family Planning Could Help Slow Climate Change," by PRB's Kristen P. Patterson.12/01/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/ms-blog-family-planning-climate-change.aspx8e1ff4fa-2e51-4c5a-91f3-295e8606361dWhere Poverty and Inequality IntersectIn the United States, the gap between those at the top of the economic ladder and those at the bottom is wide and growing.09/23/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/us-poverty-inequality.aspx7a6badc0-3a74-433a-b14c-d38806bc4d59The New, Regional PoliticsThe results of the 2000 U.S. presidential election and those of several to come will be influenced by sharp regional shifts in America's voting population, shifts that began in 1990. (Note: This article was written prior to the 2000 presidential election.)10/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/TheNewRegionalPolitics.aspx5cfee2ae-b80f-4359-bcc2-3697e8a5838eThe Growing Owner/Renter Gap in Affordable HousingNew data from the American Community Survey show that between 2007 and 2012, the cost burden for homeowners has dropped, while the share of renters with high cost burdens has increased. 10/01/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/us-owners-renters-housing.aspx20a8bb4c-23fc-46e6-b0a9-674726f96f3f