|Al Jazeera

Comprehensive sexuality education is the key to a better tomorrow

The Council co-signs this statement in support of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) along with our She-Decides partners and allies.

|Euronews Next

Male birth control: Meet the pioneers testing new contraceptives that slash sperm counts

Council Distinguished Scientist Régine Sitruk-Ware is quoted in this article featuring participants in a clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of a gel for men to prevent unintended pregnancy.

|Rewire News Group

Social Media ‘Wellness’ Influencers Peddle Lies About Birth Control

Council Senior Scientist Chelsea Polis sheds light on fertility awareness-based methods and contraception disinformation.

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Grant through KfW Development Bank awards Population Council €10 million

Five-year grant will allow CBR to continue the development of three multi-purpose technologies for HIV, STI, and pregnancy prevention.

|The News International

Reproductive Health: ‘Meeting needs of young married women crucial to save lives’

To mark International Women's Day 2023, the Population Council and UNFPA Pakistan convened a meeting to brief media personnel on the reproductive health needs of young women in Pakistan.


A Male Birth Control Gel Is the Field’s Most Promising Option in Years

Scientists at the Population Council, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and elsewhere are winners of the 2023 Gizmodo Science Fair for developing an innovative male contraceptive gel.

|The National News

Egypt to Conduct Major Family Planning Survey

The Council's Nahla Abdel-Tawab is interviewed in The National about the large-scale survey being conducted this year by the Council in Egypt, following previous studies in 2009 and 2014.

|BBC World Service

The Ring that Could Help Save Women’s Lives

This episode of the People Fixing the World podcast discusses the dapivirine ring, the first long-acting technology approved for HIV prevention in women and the first product of its kind.

|The Daily Star

How girls are realizing their potentials: Opportunities and challenges

Council researcher Sigma Ainul participated in this roundtable organized by UNFPA Bangladesh and CARE Bangladesh, in association with The Daily Star.

|The Daily Star

Ensure Enabling Environment for Girls

The Council's Sigma Ainul participated in a roundtable discussion organized by Care Bangladesh and UNFPA, in association with The Daily Star.

Population Council and Imres BV Announce Partnership Agreement for Global Distribution of the Monthly Dapivirine Vaginal Ring

The dapivirine vaginal ring is the first long-acting technology approved for HIV prevention in women.

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