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May 2015: Event
Register for a webinar co-hosted by the Hopkins Population Center and PRB’s Center for Public Information on Population Research, with funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
May 2015: Article
PRB's data analysis of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) was covered in a May 22, 2015, New York Times article, "FGM: A Modern-Day Scourge in the United States."
Demographers Robert Moffitt, Andrew Cherlin, Lisa Berkman, and H. Elizabeth Peters brief members of Congress on recent trends in marriage, divorce, and childbearing and the implications for health and well-being.
April 2015: Report
Appalachia's residents in their prime working years are less likely to be in the labor force or to hold college degrees than the U.S. population as a whole, but these and other demographic, health, and socioeconomic patterns vary widely within the region.
April 2015: Article
The more time mothers spent engaged in activities with their adolescent children, the less teens were involved in delinquent behavior, according to a study in the most recent issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family.
March 2015: Event
March 2015: Article
In this Distilled Demographics, demographer Mark Mather, associate vice president of U.S. Programs at PRB, explains the basics of race and its measurement in the U.S. Census, and how our understanding of race could change over time.
Download and share these graphics that highlight key data from PRB's article, "Women and Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States."
February 2015: Article
Although FGM/C is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, global migration patterns have increased the risk of FGM/C among women and girls living in developed countries, including the United States.
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