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International Media

July 2013: Article Women's Edition brings together senior-level women editors, reporters, and producers from influential media organizations in developing countries to examine and report on pressing issues affecting women's health and status.

PRB-Sponsored Journalists Put Family Planning Into Local Context

February 2016: Article Population Reference Bureau (PRB) supported 18 journalists from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to cover the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning in Bali, Indonesia.

PRB's Journalist Training Continues to Shape Stories

January 2014: Article This article profiles two Women's Edition journalists: Shai Venkatraman from India and Farahnaz Zahidi Moazzam from Pakistan, who participated from 2010 to 2012.

Womens Edition Loses One of Its Own

February 2016: Article We mourn the passing of Faith Kandaba, a journalist with Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) and an alumna of PRB’s Women’s Edition program.

MENA womens reproductive health

January 2015: Datasheet

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.

Combating FGM in Villages in Senegal: A Photo Slideshow

February 2012: Article In November 2011, 12 PRB Women's Edition journalists from 11 developing countries traveled to two villages in Senegal, Keur Simbara and Saam Njaay, during the 2011 International Conference on Family Planning to witness the lessons and successes of the Tostan Community Empowerment Program in encouraging the abandonment of female genital cutting and fostering human rights and democracy.

Adolescent Girls in Egypt

April 2016: Report This PRB policy brief explores the lives of adolescent girls in Egypt. A national response that cuts across development sectors and programs is necessary because of the girls’ demographic significance and more importantly because they are vulnerable to harmful practices such as female genital cutting (FGC) and early marriage that violate girls’ rights and hinder the country’s development.


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