Population Council Acquires the Monthly Dapivirine Ring and Other Woman-centered HIV Prevention Technologies from the International Partnership for Microbicides

IPM and the Council aim to ensure a sustainable future for the ring program and expand women’s prevention choices.

|New Security Beat

World Population Day Shines a Spotlight on Inequities

The Council's Abriendo Oportunidades project is featured in the New Security Beat, the blog of the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center.


Debate: Is Reproductive Health Safe in the Global South?

Rajib Acharya, senior associate at the Population Council India, joins an expert panel to debate whether reproductive health services in the global South are in jeopardy in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to abolish the right to abortion.

Population Council Nigeria to Host FP2030’s Hub in North, West, and Central Africa

Hub will empower regional partners to better collaborate with and access the FP2030 network and help deepen relationships across member countries.

|The Telegraph

Changing Attitudes is an Important First Step Towards Eradicating FGM, but It Isn’t Enough

In The Telegraph, activist Nimco Ali cites the Population Council’s comprehensive evidence review on the effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent or respond to female genital mutilation.

Double Agents in Global Health

Thoai Ngo, Vice President of Social and Behavioral Science Research, shares his perspective on global health as a "double agent" straddling two worlds. Ngo contributes insights to an essay by Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology & Global Health at McGill University.

What We Know and Don’t Know About Interventions to Address Gender-related Barriers to Girls’ Education

Significant knowledge gaps found in our understanding of interventions most likely to improve girls’ education.

|The Daily Star

Skill Building of Rohingya and Host Community Adolescents and Youth: Opportunities and Challenges

The Council’s Ashish Bajracharya and Ubaidur Rob joined partners in a roundtable discussion on the needs and workforce potential of adolescents in the Rohingya community. The conversation was summarized in The Daily Star.

|Los Angeles Times

Male Birth Control: A Promising New Trial in California, and Why Reproductive Autonomy Matters

Council scientists are developing a novel reversible contraceptive gel for men, Nestorone®/Testosterone (NES/T), designed to be absorbed through the skin with minimal side effects. This article discusses the phase two clinical trials of the gel, started in 2018.

Medicines360 and the Population Council Pursue Agreement to Develop Product to Prevent HIV and Unintended Pregnancy for Worldwide Distribution

Expediting development, regulatory, and manufacturing pathways of new multipurpose prevention technology for women.

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