|BBC Newsnight

Row over British Journal of Psychiatry abortion paper saw panel quit

Senior Scientist, Chelsea Polis speaks with BBC Newsnight and the BMJ on the editorial independence of the British Journal of Psychiatry.

|The New York Times Daily podcast

How the Birth Control Pill Got Over the Counter

CBR Medical Director Lisa Haddad's testimony at the FDA Advisory Committee hearings in May is included in this podcast about over-the-counter access to the Opill.

Girls Deliver: Building an Integrated, Feminist Ecosystem to Support Adolescent Girls at the Women Deliver 2023 Conference

Joint Press Release by the Co-Hosts of the Girls Deliver Pre-Conference on Adolescent Girls

The Population Council announces Interim Co-Presidents

Patricia C. Vaughan and James Sailer will serve as Interim Co-Presidents.

|The Conversation

Census data in West Africa is badly out of date: 5 reasons fresh population statistics are crucial

Council researcher Jessie Pinchoff discusses how census data can be useful for making effective policy plans and tracking progress to reach goals. The article provides five concrete ways up-to-date censuses can be useful in the context of West Africa.

|BBC Africa Daily

Why can’t women access ‘game-changing’ HIV prevention?

This podcast from the BBC addresses why African governments have been slow to introduce the dapivirine ring.

|The Atlantic

A Vaccine for Birth Control?

Council Distinguished Scientist Régine Sitruk-Ware is quoted in this article about efforts to develop a contraceptive vaccine.

|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.

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