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Weathering Change honored at 32nd Annual Global Media Awards

January 12, 2012

Why Population Matters, a new publication, explains how population is connected to other development issues such as maternal health, poverty, security and climate change. Continue reading »

Day of 7 Billion Underscores Why Population Matters in Our World

October 31, 2011

Washington, DC – Today, the United Nations estimates the world population reached 7 billion. Population Action International marked the birth of the 7 billionth person with the launch of a new report, Why Population Matters. This adds to its other … Continue reading »

Population Institute Names 32nd Annual Global Media Award Winners

October 27, 2011

Originally posted by Population Institute Washington, DC – An Ethiopian serial drama, a Kenyan news article series, a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, and the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund are among the 10 recipients of the Population … Continue reading »

World Population Hits 7 Billion

October 20, 2011

POPULATION ACTION INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY For October 31, 2011 World Population Hits 7 Billion Population Action International announces the interactive application What’s Your Numberand Oct. 31 release of Why Population Matters (Washington, D.C.) On Monday, October 31st, the world will add its 7 … Continue reading »

Statement on House Foreign Affairs Committee Markup by Craig Lasher, Director of U.S. Government Relations

October 5, 2011

For Immediate Release Republicans on the committee have shown their true colors by rejecting 10 amendments to allow U.S. funding for UNFPA’s life-saving work to continue. It is now clear they are not interested in preventing maternal death and disability … Continue reading »

Statement on the new U.N. population projections from Suzanne Ehlers, President, Population Action International

May 3, 2011

Suzanne Ehlers For Immediate Release “The United Nations announced today that the world’s population will reach 7 billion people on Oct. 31, 2011, and will likely hit 9 billion by 2050. The new projections are a wake-up call for governments to fulfill … Continue reading »

Republican House of Representatives on Family Planning: No for Women and YES to Horses

February 19, 2011

Reposted from PLANetWIRE As the Republican majority in the House of Representatives defunded or greatly slashed domestic and international family planning for women in the United States and around the world, they passed an amendment approving the funding of birth … Continue reading »

PAI Condemns Cuts to Contraception

February 11, 2011

For Immediate Release Statement from Population Action International on the Proposed House Republican FY2011 Continuing Resolution by Craig Lasher, Director of US Government Relations “The cuts to international family planning are extreme and out of touch with the views of … Continue reading »

PAI Launches The Integration Partnership in Five African Countries

December 1, 2010

Project will strengthen both HIV and family planning programs Washington, DC – In recognition of World AIDS Day, Population Action International (PAI) is announcing a new partnership that brings together reproductive health and HIV/AIDS services to save lives. The Integration … Continue reading »

Population Institute Names 31st Annual Global Media Award Winners

October 20, 2010

Washington, DC – A Kenyan serial drama, the Senior Editor of Grist, and a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist are among the 10 recipients of the Population Institute’s 2010 Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting. The awards will be presented … Continue reading »