|The New York Times

A Celebration of Dr. Wayne Bardin, former director of the Center for Biomedical Research

The life and legacy of Dr. C. Wayne Bardin, former director of the Population Council’s Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) and chairman of the International Committee for Contraception Research at the Council, was honored at the New York Times. James Sailer, CBR’s current Executive Director, spoke about Dr. Bardin’s groundbreaking work.


Male Contraception is Coming

In a video at Bloomberg's Tic Toc, Jim Sailer, Executive Director of the Population Council's Center for Biomedical Research (CBR), explains how the Council's Nestorone®/Testosterone (NES/T) transdermal male contraceptive gel works and speaks about the importance of gender equality in preventing pregnancy.


New Contraceptive Vaginal Ring Prevents Pregnancy for a Year, Gives Women more Control

This feature from Reuters highlights Annovera, the one-year contraceptive vaginal ring developed by the Population Council, and the potential it has to give women more control over their contraceptive choices.

Phase 3 Results Show Population Council’s One-Year Contraceptive Vaginal System Highly Effective

Annovera™ provides a full year of protection against unintended pregnancy while fully under a woman’s control.

Saving Pakistani Mothers

In this op-ed, Population Council’s Pakistan Country Director Zeba Sathar illuminates the need to care more for women not just as mothers, but for the value they bring in every capacity including the home, family, and society.

|The Economist Radio and Intelligence Podcast

Early to Wed: Child Marriage in Africa

The Council's Annabel Erulkar appeared in this episode of The Economist Radio and Intelligence podcast exploring the shifting pattern of child marriage in Ethiopia, and the gaps that remain to ending the practice.

|Scientific American

Why Women—and Men—Need Better Birth Control

A new feature at Scientific American explores the need for continued research and development for new contraceptive methods that meet the needs of both women and men.

|The Telegraph

Egypt Should Promote Education and Empowerment for Women

A new feature at The Telegraph explores the limitations and constraints of Egypt’s “Two is Enough,” campaign, which aims to slow down rapid population growth in Egypt.

|National Public Radio

The 2019 Report Card for the Fight to End Female Genital Mutilation

A feature on NPR’s Goats & Soda health and development blog explores the current state of the fight to end female genital mutilation (FGM/C) and cutting across the globe. Michelle Hindin shared her insights on what the findings from the Council-led Evidence to End FGM/C Project reveal.

|National Public Radio

Council Research on Birth Rates in Pakistan Highlighted on NPR Morning Edition

Population Council research on birth and abortion rates in Pakistan was featured in National Public Radio’s syndicated news program "Morning Edition.”

Population Council’s Contraceptive Innovations Advance Family Planning

In its round-up of the International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda, Devex cited two of the Council’s contraceptive innovations as major highlights of the 2018 conference.

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