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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.

2015-2016 U.S. Policy Fellows

March 2016: Article

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.

2016-2017 PRB U.S. Policy Communication Training Program

March 2016: Article PRB is accepting applications for its 2016-2017 U.S. Policy Communication Training Program.

Today's Research on Aging: Family Caregiving

February 2016: Report This report highlights recent National Institute on Aging-supported research on the impact of caregiving on family members, the dynamics of caregiving within extended families, and the future need and availability of family care.

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.

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.

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.

Women and Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States

February 2016: Article Although FGM/C is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, global migration patterns have increased the risk of FGM/C among women and girls living in developed countries, including the United States, according to PRB analysis published February 2015.

PRB Blogs From ICFP

January 2016: Article Keep up with the Population Reference Bureau via our Tumblr blog at the International Conference on Family Planning.

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