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PRB's Women's Edition Reporters Help Bring Criminals to Justice

October 2014: Article News reporting in the past year by PRB's Women's Edition participants has been instrumental in exposing violence against women to authorities in Kenya and Pakistan and forging a path to justice for women who were raped.

U.S. Has World's Highest Incarceration Rate

August 2012: Article Since 2002, the United States has had the highest incarceration rate in the world. The U.S. rate is 500 prisoners per 100,000 residents, or about 1.6 million prisoners in 2010, according to the latest available data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Global Aging

July 2011: Article With funding from the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL), PRB has collaborated with the Global Aging Program at SCL on the development of the SCL/PRB Index of Well-Being in Older Populations, a composite index to measure the well-being of older people across countries.

The Demography of Inequality in the United States

November 2014: Report This Population Bulletin investigates the intersection between demography and inequality in the United States, with a focus on regional patterns and differences by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and family structure.

Looking Ahead to Equality in the U.S.

November 2014: Report This Population Bulletin investigates the intersection between demography and inequality in the United States, with a focus on regional patterns and differences by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and family structure.

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U.S. Poverty What-If Scenario

Using the Census Bureau's three series of population projections, you can explore the potential impact of maintaining or eliminating racial and ethnic gaps on the number of people in poverty across three key age groups: children, working-age adults, and the elderly.

Where Poverty and Inequality Intersect in the U.S.

November 2014: Report This Population Bulletin investigates the intersection between demography and inequality in the United States, with a focus on regional patterns and differences by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and family structure.

Persistent Racial/Ethnic Gaps in the U.S.

November 2014: Report This Population Bulletin investigates the intersection between demography and inequality in the United States, with a focus on regional patterns and differences by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and family structure.

Women Making Progress in U.S., But Gaps Remain

November 2014: Report This Population Bulletin investigates the intersection between demography and inequality in the United States, with a focus on regional patterns and differences by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and family structure.

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