PRB Region Feed: Sub-Saharan Africa/Regions/SubSaharanAfrica.aspxTaking 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-d4897fec03aaSouth 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-cc58c3996cf0Pondering the Prospects for Lower Fertility in High-Fertility CountriesUN demographers are reviewing assumptions about the future fertility of today’s 46 high-fertility countries.10/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/PonderingtheProspectsforLowerFertilityinHighFertilityCountries.aspxc6bc6bb8-7306-4a05-bfd6-ce5f2cb40881HoPE LVB Showcases Success Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE LVB), a project implemented by Pathfinder International with local partners, is a model for integrated population, health, and the environment development in the region. 05/27/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/hope-lvb-success.aspxab0f08c4-350b-47af-a418-d50e43e7ed97Child Mortality Rates Decline Steadily Across Much of the WorldAcross the globe, many countries have made significant progress in reducing child mortality.10/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-child-mortality.aspx990222c4-c69c-4c0b-8852-8f966afaed52