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Women and Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States

February 2016: 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, according to PRB analysis published February 2015.

PRB/AU Symposium: Managing the Politics of Sexuality Education in Nigeria and Mississippi

May 2016: Event Join us for a symposium comprised of two panels exploring the intersection of politics and policy around sexuality education in Nigeria and Mississippi.

Reducing Maternal Deaths in West and Central Africa

August 2015: Article Maternal deaths can be prevented when women give birth in health facilities attended by skilled personnel.

MENA womens reproductive health

January 2015: Datasheet

Addressing Limited Contraceptive Options and Inconsistent Use in Zimbabwe

August 2015: Article Research shows Zimbabwean women rely on a few contraceptive methods (oral contraceptive pills, injectable contraceptives, and male condoms) and almost 1 in 5 new contraceptive users discontinue within one year.


Break It Down (The Pop Song)

Mark Mather, associate vice president in U.S. Programs at PRB, wrote “Break It Down (The Pop Song)” to explain demography basics to younger audiences. Watch it and follow Mark’s advice to “sing along.”

2015-2016 U.S. Policy Fellows

March 2016: Article

Moving Research to Action: Helping to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

April 2016: Article Ending female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in one generation is an ambitious goal, but that is exactly what the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and other partners aim to do.

Three States Account for Nearly Half of U.S. Population Growth

December 2015: Article California, Florida, and Texas made up a combined 27 percent of the U.S. population in 2015 but accounted for 48 percent of U.S. population growth between 2014 and 2015, according to new Census Bureau estimates.


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