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MEDIA MENTIONS

The Key to Marketing to Older People? Don’t Say ‘Old.’

The New York Times | Dec. 8, 2021
PRB’s analysis of aging trends in the United States was cited.

The First ‘Momnibus’ Bill Was Signed Into Law. Other Strides for Black Maternal Health Could Follow. 

The Washington Post | Dec. 6, 2021
PRB’s reporting on the disparity in premature births between Black Americans and white Americans was highlighted.

A Majority of Young Africans Have Not Traveled Within the Continent, a Survey Shows

Quartz Africa | Nov. 24, 2021
PRB’s projections for the growth in Africa’s youth population by 2030 were cited.

Baby Born 19 Weeks Early Defies Long Odds and Astonishes Doctors

The New York Times | Nov. 13, 2021
PRB’s reporting on the disparity in premature births between Black Americans and white Americans was cited.

Female Enrollment Up in Colleges, but Faculty Pay Gap Remains

Nebraska Public Media | Nov. 12, 2021
Beth Jarosz discussed the progress and challenges for women in college education.

Alabama Boy Becomes Guinness World Record Holder for Most Premature Baby to Survive

The Grio | Nov. 12, 2021
PRB’s reporting on the disparity in premature births between Black Americans and white Americans was cited.

Why California’s Universal Transitional Kindergarten Plan Poses a Threat to Some Early Childhood Ed Providers

KQED | Oct. 28, 2021
PRB analyzed enrollment data for early childhood education programs in California for this story.

Avortement médicalisé : près de 20 ans après le protocole de Maputo, où en est-t-on?

BBC | Sept. 28, 2021
The report cites data from PRB’s Abortion Facts and Figures 2021 brief.

How Far will Global Population Rise? Researchers Can’t Agree

Nature | Sept. 21, 2021
Toshiko Kaneda discussed the variables involved in population projections.

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