PRB: Reports/Publications/Reports.aspxThe Rural ReboundAfter many decades of rural population loss, this demographic trend is reversing itself. More people are moving from urban to rural areas and fewer rural people are leaving. This issue of PRB Reports on America explains the complex set of economic, social, and geographic forces that are creating this 1990s rebound. 09/01/1999/Publications/Reports/1999/TheRuralRebound.aspx036d4810-3eeb-4118-b69f-838cf34c94bbThe Challenge of Attaining the Demographic DividendThis PRB policy brief explains the connection between the demographic dividend and investments in voluntary family planning; highlights Africa's particular challenge in achieving a demographic dividend and the need for immediate action.11/26/2012/Publications/Reports/2012/demographic-dividend.aspx00bbbb8c-a075-4cfa-84ce-a3108d80f9b1Meeting Young Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health Needs This policy brief highlights the reproductive and sexual health needs of young women, and reviews policies and programs that policymakers and health providers need to create for these women. 09/05/2000/Publications/Reports/2000/MeetingYoungWomensReproductiveHealthNeeds.aspx003e4642-eb7e-4b60-b128-f0f200e7a593Making Pregnancy and Childbirth SaferNearly 600,000 women around the world die of pregnancy-related causes each year. Ninety-nine percent of these deaths occur in less developed countries. This policy brief reviews the causes and consequences of these deaths, and suggests what can be done to make pregnancy and childbirth safer. 08/02/2000/Publications/Reports/2000/MakingPregnancyandChildbirthSafer.aspxd43b1b0c-e998-4dc8-932c-bc6ca5d77b29Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan AfricaSub-Saharan Africa has experienced impressive economic growth in recent decades, but lags behind other developing regions on many indicators of socioeconomic development. Reproductive health is one area in which many African countries face slow progress. 10/28/2008/Publications/Reports/2008/reproductivehealthafrica.aspx39bb49f0-cd37-4e90-ad52-14bb30031198