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Women exposed to community violence have earlier relationships and births in Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and Guatemala

A new article by Dr. Signe Svallfors from Stanford University highlights the role of homicides in shaping women’s lives in Latin America. Exposure to violence predicts earlier first births and relationships, with potential long-term consequences for health and well-being.
Community Engagement: A Bridge to Increasing Uptake of IPTp-SP to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy

Community Engagement: A Bridge to Increasing Uptake of IPTp-SP to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy

Empowering communities and pregnant women for healthier pregnancy outcomes
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As remittances rise sharply, we need to rethink established concepts of demographic support

A new article introduces a novel demographic indicator that incorporates the supportive role of remittances into the established support ratio.
Explore Pathways to Climate Justice with the Council’s Population, Environmental Risks, and the Climate Crisis (PERCC) Initiative

Explore Pathways to Climate Justice with the Council’s Population, Environmental Risks, and the Climate Crisis (PERCC) Initiative

This Earth Day, read a recap of the PERCC initiative’s panel at the 2024 Population Association of America annual meeting on April 16.
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Societal pessimism and the transition to parenthood: A future too bleak to have children?

A new article examines whether people’s assessment of the future of the coming generation impacts their transition to parenthood.
The Girl Agenda Cannot Wait! Collaboration and Multi-Dimensional Investments Needed for Adolescent Girls' Empowerment

The Girl Agenda Cannot Wait! Collaboration and Multi-Dimensional Investments Needed for Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment

Reflections from events at the 68th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) in New York.
A Turning Point in Mexican Law: Insights into the Supreme Court Orders to Decriminalize Abortion at the Federal Level

A Turning Point in Mexican Law: Insights into the Supreme Court Orders to Decriminalize Abortion at the Federal Level

Although the Supreme Court’s decision to decriminalize abortion is a major step toward comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care, legal and non-legal barriers still exist that restrict abortion access for women and people with the capacity for pregnancy in Mexico.
Supporting Women in their Public Health Careers

Supporting Women in their Public Health Careers

A Q&A with Population Council's WomenLift Health Leadership Journey Participants.