News from Population Matters.
Pronatalism in the UK: should we be worried?
The recent NatCon convention attracted a lot of newspaper column inches and backbencher Miriam Cates made a bit of a splash with a speech focusing on the importance of having children. Is there anything to be wary about here?
6 months and 35 million more people
6 months after 8 billion day, and we’ve added another 35 million to the world’s population. Here’s how PM has spent that 6 months.
We cannot wait for solutions: Choice ambassador Nyombi Morris at the UN
PM Change Champion Nyombi Morris discusses his experience of attending the UN’s Commission for Population and Development session in New York.
Sustainable population: the Earth4All approach
Earth4All’s recent People and Planet report is the latest attempt at modelling sustainable population projections through the 21st century. It caused a number of over-hyped newspaper headlines, but are its projections of a significant fall in population by 2100 plausible?
Population matters at the Commission on Population & Development
Discussing the vital impact that investing in education has on promoting opportunity & prosperity, gender equality & environmental sustainability
Breaking the Barriers: Empowering Pakistani Women
Laraib Abid works in Pakistan to increase healthcare, family planning access and opportunities for women and girls.
Empowering young people in Albania
In Albania, the Youth Voice Network of Organisations (YVNO) has been working to mobilise the potential of its young people to contribute to and improve their own futures.
Talking population at the UN Water Conference
Population Matters attended the UN Water Conference in New York to raise the critical linkage between water and population.
Lowering infant mortality will lower population growth
A recent paper published by a group of Australian academics has found that reducing infant mortality rates will lower global population growth. Their answer: better access to contraception and family planning.
A planet of 8 billion and the future of humanity
The Journal of Population and Sustainability explores all aspects of the relationship between human numbers and environmental issues.