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Meeting the Need, Fulfilling the Promise: Youth and Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

September 2016: Report The highest proportion of young people today—89 percent—live in developing countries. In some sub-Saharan African countries, where fertility remains high, we can expect growing cohorts of children and youth, unless their fertility needs can be met. This brief discusses the advantages and challenges of providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) to youth, provides case studies from Ethiopia and Madagascar and outlines actions for policymakers and donors to make youth access to LARCs a reality.

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Demographic Dividend: Reaching Our Potential as Young People and Nations

PRB, in collaboration with our youth working group on the demographic dividend, has created an advocacy video intended to engage decisionmakers in understanding the importance of involving young people in the policy process.

Striving for Sustainability at 10 Billion: The 2016 World Population Data Sheet

September 2016: Article PRB's Jeff Jordan & Peter Goldstein discuss highlights from the 2016 World Population Data Sheet.

Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View From Tanzania

January 2016: Article Cool Green Science, a blog by the Nature Conservancy, published "Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View From Tanzania," by PRB's Kristen P. Patterson.

Population and Gender in the MENA: Reflections From PRB’s Farzaneh Roudi

September 2016: Article Farzaneh Roudi, who recently retired from PRB, started our Middle East and North Africa (MENA) program in 2001. In a Q and A, Roudi talks about her experiences working on population and gender in the MENA region and her reflections on current trends.

PRB in the News - 2015

August 2016: Article A selected list of PRB's recent media coverage from 2015.

Accidental Poisoning Deaths—Mostly Drug Overdoses—Exceed Homicides of U.S. Young Adults

February 2016: Article Drug overdoses propelled the number of accidental poisonings above homicides as a cause of death among young adults ages 20 to 24 in the United States, according to 2014 data released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The number of accidental poisonings--nearly all from drug overdoses--still trails the number of suicides, which overtook homicides as a cause of death in this age group in 2010. The results are based on PRB analysis of the CDC data.

Family Caregiving for Older People

February 2016: Article In the United States, the vast majority of care that allows older people to live in their own homes is provided by family members who do not receive pay for their services. As the older share of the population increases and people live longer with chronic disabling conditions, particularly dementia, meeting the care needs of older Americans will become more challenging for families.

Sustainable Development Indicators: The Last Missing Piece of the 2030 Agenda

March 2016: Article Last year’s adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was a major milestone for United Nations (UN) Member States seeking to jumpstart efforts to improve people’s lives and maintain a healthy planet.

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.

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