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New PRB Appalachia Report Examines Jobs, Degrees, and Other Trends

April 2015: Report Appalachia's residents in their prime working years are less likely to be in the labor force or to hold college degrees than the U.S. population as a whole, but these and other demographic, health, and socioeconomic patterns vary widely within the region.

Lowest-Income Countries Hit Hardest by Climate Change

April 2015: Article The global problem of climate change poses the greatest threat to the least developed countries.

Time With Parents Key for Adolescents

April 2015: Article The more time mothers spent engaged in activities with their adolescent children, the less teens were involved in delinquent behavior, according to a study in the most recent issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family.

NIA Demography Centers

April 2015: Report The NIA-funded Centers on the Demography and Economics of Aging comprise an important mechanism for promoting this research.

Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa

April 2015: Datasheet Establishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic respiratory conditions, according to this PRB policy brief and data sheet with comprehensive data appendix. In Nairobi, PRB launched the products to a crowd of more than 100 people.

Senior Women Journalists Chosen for 'Women Deliver' Awards

March 2015: Article Three alumna of PRB's Women's Edition program and a fourth journalist who participates in PRB's study tours and trainings in Francophone West Africa are among 15 journalists being honored by Women Deliver for their excellent reporting on the health and rights of women and girls.

Gender Equality, Inside and Out: Gender Mainstreaming in International Development Organizations

March 2015: Report Initiating and successfully implementing an organization-wide process of gender mainstreaming is a significant and challenging undertaking. This paper is a resource to help those interested in gender mainstreaming learn what tools and resources are available to initiate, support, and sustain that process.

Rwanda's Success In Improving Maternal Health

February 2015: Article Rwanda today has been hailed as one of the few countries on a fast track to reducing child and maternal mortality--thus meeting two of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in 2015.


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