(October 2005) Hurricane Katrina’s devastation in late August of much of the northern Gulf Coast followed by the slow institutional response to the crisis exposed the impoverishment and disempowerment of many African Americans.
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Domestic Violence High in Egypt, Affecting Women’s Reproductive Health
(2010) Violence against women is a costly and pervasive public health problem and a violation of human rights. In Egypt, a third of women are physically abused by their husbands, according to the 2005 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey (DHS).
Medicaid provides health insurance coverage to more people than any other single program in the United States, with coverage for low-income children, adults, seniors, and those with disabilities.
(2011) PRB Women's Edition journalists around the world have written articles, features, and editorials to commemorate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day.
Policy Brief: Population and Food Security: Africa’s Challenge (Part 2)
(2012) Almost two of every three people in sub-Saharan Africa live in a rural area, relying principally on small-scale agriculture for their livelihood. Improving agriculture on small farms is critical to reducing hunger.
(April 2011) On March 24, 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau released the final 2010 Census redistricting data files for each state that will be used to redraw federal, state, and local legislative districts
Database. Child Undercount Risk Database (2020)
PRB identifies factors predicting where children under age 5 are more likely to be missed in the 2020 Census and develops a new undercount risk measure for young children.
What information does a census collect? The answer depends on when and where in time the census was taken.
Healthy Mothers and Healthy Newborns: The Vital Link
(2002) The past century witnessed a revolution in health care, yet millions of women still endure the risks of pregnancy and childbirth under conditions virtually unchanged over time. Maternal complications take a serious toll on women.