PRB Topic Feed: Family Planning/Topics/FamilyPlanning.aspxInternational PHE Conference Energizes New AudiencesThe 2nd International Population, Health, and Environment Conference, organized by PRB and the PHE Ethiopia Consortium, convened in November in Ethiopia around the theme "Healthy Families, Healthy Environments."12/05/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/phe-activities-ICFP-2013.aspxeece2c96-dc98-4751-9ce1-8776049ea21fWhy Population Matters to Malawi's DevelopmentMalawi's first National Leader's Conference on Family Planning, Population, and Development took place from May 8-9, 2012, in Lilongwe. For Malawi to achieve its full set of growth and development goals, it must address population growth, and family planning is a key strategy toward achieving these goals.05/07/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/malawi-population-2012.aspxe392caff-6593-4c8e-8f8e-ac43bb1e3252Family Planning and Girls’ Education: Antidotes to Climate Change A few years ago, environmental activist and author Paul Hawken recruited a large team to assess and model practical solutions to climate change, based on available data and research from numerous sources. The results are summarized in Drawdown, a book edited by Hawken that identifies 100 substantive ways for people, governments, and companies to reduce the pace of global warming over the next 30 years. 07/11/2017/Publications/Articles/2017/Family-Planning-Girls-Education-Climate-Change.aspxdbf85ccc-dc71-46e0-bafc-87bd2917fe1eContraceptive Security: A Toolkit for Policy AudiencesA series of seven PRB policy briefs on contraceptive security provides a guide for policy audiences seeking to achieve or enhance contraceptive access.05/18/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/toolkit.aspxd207c899-1c4a-49bf-9845-b0886f3053eaAlbania's Fertility Decline Tied to Traditional Family Planning MethodsThe total fertility rate in Albania is now at 1.6 lifetime births per woman. Remarkably, this fertility decline was achieved by relying on withdrawal and other less effective, traditional family planning methods.11/01/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/albania.aspxcb94f34e-bff9-4124-9afc-189be58ba2a5Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey 2005The latest Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) of the Republic of Rwanda was conducted in 2005. This 2005 survey shows that the national policy to reduce population growth, while not yet seeing a reduction in fertility rates, has resulted in the increased use of family planning. In addition, the widespread awareness of HIV suggests that the country is having some success in addressing that significant threat to public health. 03/10/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/RwandaDHS2005.aspxc815776f-4502-4c26-831a-194e19ae7198Nigerian Parliamentarian Pushing for New Population Policy Cites PRB Data As EvidenceAccording to news reports, Nigerian parliamentarian Babatunde Gabriel Kolawole backed a proposed motion for population policy legislation with projections from PRB’s World Population Data Sheet as evidence of a brewing crisis and the need to take quick policy action to avert it.12/09/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/nigeria-parliament-prb-data-sheet.aspxc475353e-613f-4458-a0a3-32880136d29aMargaret Sanger, Birth Control PioneerMargaret Sanger, jailed early in her career for distributing contraception, went on to build the modern family planning movement.04/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/MargaretSangerBirthControlPioneer.aspxc13ee5bd-28d9-46b3-b76c-fe40bd85ca5fJohn D. Rockefeller 3rd, Statesman and Founder of the Population CouncilA profile of John D. Rockefeller 3rd. Rockefeller, who saw uncontrolled population growth as an impediment to economic development and to the attainment of individual potential, generated international support for family planning.09/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/JohnDRockefeller3rdStatesmanandFounderofthePopulationCouncil.aspxbf705923-9c18-4207-9fa4-232820dcb5ddAlan F. Guttmacher, People's PhysicianTwenty-five years after his death, Alan Guttmacher is well-remembered for his teaching, his leadership in the early birth control movement, and his social consciousness.06/18/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/AlanFGuttmacherPeoplesPhysician.aspxbbfce324-1d5b-4967-86e2-a6561452ad34