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Re: More Americans are retiring than ever before. See what that means for you.

July 5, 2023 | Post

We submitted the following letter to the editor on July 5, 2023, and are sharing it below since it wasn't published by The New York Times. We encourage all our members and supporters to make their voices heard! See our media guide for advice on how to do that. You…...

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Deforestation: Still moving in the wrong direction

June 30, 2023 | Post

New data reveals 4.1 million hectares (approximately 10.1 million acres) of primary rainforest were destroyed in 2022 — a ten percent increase since the year before, with dire consequences for the climate, communities, and biodiversity. Having pledged to end deforestation by 2030, world leaders are clearly not doing enough to…...

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One year since the devastating Dobbs ruling: Where are we now?

June 23, 2023 | Post

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning the constitutional right to abortion. The ruling came only seven months before the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that legalized abortion nationwide. Before Roe,…...

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Re: The Baby Bust Economy

June 16, 2023 | Post

We submitted the following letter to the editor on June 16, 2023, and are sharing it below since it wasn't published by The Economist. We encourage all our members and supporters who come across misleading media stories to make their voices heard! See our media guide for advice on how…...

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World Oceans Day: Four ways we are harming marine life

June 8, 2023 | Post

Today, June 8th, is World Oceans Day, a UN observance day which seeks to raise global awareness of the benefits humans derive from the ocean, the threats it faces, and our collective duty to safeguard marine ecosystems for future generations. Human impact on our blue planet is multifaceted, but some…...

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Advancing gender equality and community development in Tanzania: Q&A with AHIRD

May 19, 2023 | Post

Through our Global Partners program, Population Connection supports a growing number of grassroots organizations around the world working to increase access to education, public health and family planning services. Their efforts make a vital difference in their local communities and represent the “final step” in our shared work to make…...

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UN survey shows overpopulation concerns are widespread

May 10, 2023 | Post

A UN-commissioned survey on people’s perceptions of human population size revealed that the most commonly held belief is that our population is too large. The findings were reported in UNFPA’s State of World Population 2023 report, which explores how some attitudes toward population trends can be harmful. The online survey…...

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Providing schooling for disadvantaged girls: Q&A with Nasaruni Academy

April 27, 2023 | Post

Through our Global Partners program, Population Connection supports a growing number of grassroots organizations around the world working to increase access to education, public health and family planning services. Their efforts make a vital difference in their local communities and represent the “final step” in our shared work to make…...

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2023 Digital Capitol Hill Days

April 21, 2023 | Post

After a year that’s seen endless assaults on reproductive rights here in the United States, we gathered (online) for our annual Capitol Hill Days advocacy event from April 5–7 to learn about what’s happening with reproductive health and rights around the world. We were joined for a trivia-game-style opening session…...

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Fostering healthy lives and self-reliance in rural Guatemala: Q&A with Seeds for a Future

April 10, 2023 | Post

Through our Global Partners program, Population Connection supports a growing number of grassroots organizations around the world working to increase access to education, public health and family planning services. Their efforts make a vital difference in their local communities and represent the “final step” in our shared work to make…...

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