PRB: Articles/Publications/Articles.aspxPoverty 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-b301752cea10Data in New Wallchart Show Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Declining in Many Countries New evidence suggests that the share of women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is declining in many countries, with girls less likely to be cut than previous generations of women.02/05/2017/Publications/Datasheets/2017/Wallchart-Female-Genital-Mutilation-Declining.aspxf6874b0d-d168-4ad3-9672-ffd66a9d0d26Health Journalists Network in Uganda Wins Global Media AwardThe Health Journalists Network in Uganda has won this year's top Global Media Award with its special edition of Health Digest on reproductive health policy.12/17/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/health-journalists-award.aspxa95100f4-62c7-4bf1-9a17-c53716cad23aU.S. Elder Care Is in a Fragile StateWith baby boomers approaching retirement age, the financial difficulties of U.S. nursing homes and their inability to find enough working-age women to fill staff vacancies are especially troubling. But the problem is bigger than demographics. 01/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/USElderCareIsinaFragileState.aspxfec532ff-a756-4633-8f16-310e7718efc5A Decade of International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/CuttingFeb. 6, 2013, marks a decade since the first International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation was commemorated. We must also recognize the still-overwhelming challenges, and those leaders who are continuing to work on the front lines to make change.02/05/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/fgm-zero-tolerance-2013.aspxf45d43aa-d0b6-487a-989f-4385f1d1128c Studies Document Mass Incarceration’s Toll on FamiliesNew studies add to the growing body of research on the toll U.S. mass incarceration is taking on prisoner’s children and families. Three recent articles in the journal Demography document the spillover effects of the prison boom on family poverty, couples’ relationship stability, and child well-being. 03/09/2017/Publications/Articles/2017/Mass-Incarcerations-Toll-on-Families.aspx85393baa-79cd-49a1-828e-13fd3e33bb55Who Votes in America?As the U.S. presidential election draws closer, the candidates are paying attention to key demographic groups. But which groups are likely to cast votes in the presidential election? (Note: This article was written prior to the 2000 presidential election.) 10/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/WhoVotesinAmerica.aspx65d2508a-8845-4adc-9115-b0ab3f9be946Global Aging and the Demographic DivideThe world's developing countries are in the midst of demographic transition: a shift from a period of high mortality, short lives, and large families to one with a longer life expectancy and far fewer children. 03/25/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/globalaging.aspx4247ef25-8988-4766-958a-6df3b69c7d29Low Wages in India's Manufacturing IndustryIndia is the fourth-largest economy in the world, accounting for 4.6 percent of the world's gross domestic product. Yet India's exports in 2007 were only 1 percent of the world's total. A study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics presents new data on labor costs in the manufacturing industry in India. 07/07/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/indiamanufacturing.aspx324a1c9c-15db-41d4-aad5-a34ed255db6eHow Many People Have Ever Lived on Earth?How many people have ever lived on Earth? PRB's estimate is about 108 billion people. 10/07/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/HowManyPeopleHaveEverLivedonEarth.aspx0ea2c7ca-3c43-463a-922f-4084b62cae61