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Will Other Countries Follow Canada's Lead?

November 2015: Article Women’s participation in government gives them a direct say in the policies, laws, and regulations that affect their lives. Canada, for the first time in its history, has achieved gender parity in the federal cabinet.

China Abandons One-Child Policy

October 2015: Article China has abandoned its one-child policy, according to news reports. So what would be the demographic implications of this two-child policy?

Up to Half of U.S. Premature Deaths Are Preventable; Behavioral Factors Key

September 2015: Article Up to half of all premature (or early) deaths in the United States are due to behavioral and other preventable factors--including modifiable habits such as tobacco use, poor diet, and lack of exercise, according to studies reviewed in a new National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report.

Health Journalists Network in Uganda Wins Global Media Award

December 2014: Article The Health Journalists Network in Uganda has won this year's top Global Media Award with its special edition of Health Digest on reproductive health policy.

PRB Analysis on Girls at Risk for FGM/C in U.S. Covered in ABC News and More

July 2015: Article Two major news outlets have highlighted PRB's data analysis on women and girls in the U.S. at risk of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).

Family Planning Rights and Climate Change: Connecting the Two Is the Right Thing to Do

October 2015: Article Jason Bremner, who leads PRB's population, health, and environment work, was interviewed on MSNBC's Greenhouse program. He discussed a recent report from PRB and the Worldwatch Institute focusing on the work of an expert working group that identified opportunities to advance the goal of achieving universal access to family planning as part of climate compatible development.


Male Engagement Infographic

This infographic explores what it means to constructively engage men, and highlights promising strategies and programs.

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.

Can a Nuclear Deal Help Iran's Young Labor Force?

June 2015: Article This article by PRB's Farzaneh Roudi was published in the Wilson Center Middle East Program's Viewpoints series.

Solutions to Reducing Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Diseases

June 2015: Article Four diseases--diphtheria, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus--were responsible for an estimated 218,400 deaths worldwide in 2013, yet just two combination vaccines, DTP and MCV, can protect children from these diseases.


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