PRB: Articles/Publications/Articles.aspxHealth 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-c53716cad23aWho 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-b0ab3f9be946Low 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-a34ed255db6eA 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-4385f1d1128cU.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-a756-4633-8f16-310e7718efc5How 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-4084b62cae61How Many People Have Ever Lived on Earth?Any estimate of the total number of people who have ever been born will depend on two factors: the length of time humans are thought to have been on Earth and the average size of the human population at different periods.10/07/2011/Publications/Articles/2002/HowManyPeopleHaveEverLivedonEarth.aspx08edadfa-fa9d-4e0d-90f4-6dd952680ba5 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-13fd3e33bb55Global 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-6df3b69c7d29PRB Discuss Online: A Call to Action: Increasing Global Investments in YouthDuring a PRB Discuss Online, Jenny Truong, youth reproductive health advisor at USAID; Alexandra Hervish, of PRB; and Brad Kerner, of Save the Children, discuss the importance of investing in youth development and adolescent reproductive health policies and programs.09/23/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/discussionsept32010.aspxb2f2b80a-ba33-4ffc-9ac0-ca5c05d0e128