PRB Region Feed: Sub-Saharan Africa/Regions/SubSaharanAfrica.aspxAddressing Gender Through Integrated Population, Health, and Environment ApproachesCollecting, analyzing, and using gender-related indicators in projects is critical to addressing many of the underlying challenges that communities around the world face, particularly in integrated Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) projects. PHE projects are often located in rural areas where development challenges can be pronounced. Still, implementers of field-based projects do not always understand how gender affects their project communities and outcomes, or how to go about addressing the impacts of gender dynamics. 01/01/0001/Multimedia/Video/2017/Addressing-Gender.aspxb842a2c9-a3da-4d4e-8223-9ab857159b4dDay of Zero Tolerance to FGM in UgandaThe New Vision, Uganda's largest newspaper, marked International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting on Feb. 6, 2009, with a four-page supplement to raise awareness of the practice in the country. 02/24/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/fgmuganda.aspx464e08d4-9afc-4a3e-a672-2764fa0a4e20Taking Stock of Reproductive Health and the Media—Interview With Women's Edition Journalists On November 14, five of the 12 participants in PRB's Women’s Edition seminar sat down to discuss reproductive health issues, the impact of the Women’s Edition seminar, and the challenges and opportunities of being a woman journalist in their respective countries.12/09/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/womenseditioninterview.aspxe469d063-0a56-4270-9d14-d7c92a83ad90Objections Surface Over Nigerian Census ResultsSince December, when these provisional results of the 2006 Nigerian census were released, some Nigerians have rejected the numbers, while others have stood by them. 04/18/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/ObjectionsOverNigerianCensus.aspxdf9373a6-471e-4745-9383-d4897fec03aaWorkshop Examines Benefit of Canning-Karra-Wilde Model in Policy Planning in AfricaResearchers from the Population and Poverty Research Network (PopPov) have developed a macroeconomic model that estimates the impact of fertility declines on economic growth. The CKW Model was developed by PopPop researchers David Canning and Mahesh Karra from Harvard University and Joshua Wilde from University of South Florida. The model is especially useful in country-level policy planning. PRB and the researchers held a workshop on the model and have made a slide deck available. 09/13/2017/Publications/Articles/2017/Benefit-of-Canning-Karra-Wilde-Model.aspx0bcb331d-29b7-42f5-9f05-035eb9655798South Africa's Water Policy Champions Rights of People and EcosystemsDuring their country's democratic transition, legislators in South Africa seized the opportunity to redress racial injustice. In one fell swoop, policymakers erected what some describe as the most progressive water policy in the world.07/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/SouthAfricasWaterPolicyChampionsRightsofPeopleandEcosystems.aspx247f8f70-6392-4068-8df9-831461f27ba1Reproductive Health and Economic Development: What Connections Should We Focus On?This PopPov Research Network brief examines the emerging evidence base for answering questions about the relationship between reproductive health and important areas of human capital development.05/16/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/poppov-economicdevelopment-reproductivehealth-women.aspxf9419a26-998d-49fd-9af9-3128ff841486Age Structure Has Changed Differently Across Regions Between 1970 and 2014Today, the share of global population under age 20 has dropped to about 35 percent, the population between ages 20 and 64 represent 58 percent, and ages 65 and older represent 7 percent.10/16/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-pyramids.aspxe1aa4c9e-9e98-421d-934c-0cbc30e2f6c7Countries Vary in Progress Toward Reducing Still-High Maternal MortalityGlobally, the maternal mortality ratio dropped from 380 deaths to 210 deaths per 100,000 live births between 1990 and 2013.10/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-maternal-mortality.aspxd962b3e1-4d00-448a-aacb-7785385026c5Extreme Poverty Rate Falls in Many CountriesGlobally, 1.2 billion people still live on less than $1.25 a day, and disproportionately large numbers of them live in southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.10/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-extreme-poverty.aspxd8d151fd-0716-4f26-8d17-cc58c3996cf0