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  • Welcome to Gilead: how population fears drive women’s rights abuses

    Welcome to Gilead: how population fears drive women’s rights abuses

    Back in March, Head of Campaigns Alistair Currie wrote about the disturbing rise in reproductive rights violations committed in the name of boosting population growth. Welcome to Gilead, Population Matters’…

  • Reflections on COP26

    Reflections on COP26

    The crucial UN climate summit in Glasgow, COP26, finished on Saturday 13 November. How much did it achieve and how did it deal with the population issue and neglected, positive…

  • Talking population at the UN climate conference

    Talking population at the UN climate conference

    From 5-10 November, Population Matters attended the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, known as COP26, in the chilly, wet climes of Glasgow. Postponed from last year due…

  • A Booming Success: Population Matters’ 2021 Conference

    A Booming Success: Population Matters’ 2021 Conference

    On 8th October, Population Matters hosted Boom or Bust, our online and in-person conference addressing the intersection of population and economics, with a focus on how societies can flourish with…

  • PM report exposes the ageing myth

    PM report exposes the ageing myth

    A major new report by Population Matters busts the myth that a declining birth rate and ageing population spell economic disaster. Silver linings, not silver burdens reveals the benefits of…

  • World Population Day: Celebrating Change Champions

    World Population Day: Celebrating Change Champions

    To mark World Population Day 2021 on 11 July, Population Matters gave awards to individuals and organisations across the globe for their effective and brave work promoting reproductive rights, defending…

  • Choice Matters: Our new manifesto

    Choice Matters: Our new manifesto

    Choice matters, in more than one way. That is why we’ve launched a new Choice Manifesto allowing people from across the world to commit to celebrating small families and helping…

  • Jonathon Porritt: Still hot on the campaign trail

    Jonathon Porritt: Still hot on the campaign trail

    To celebrate Earth Day in Population Matters’ 30th anniversary year, activist Stella Wright from our London group asks our President, Jonathon Porritt, some searching questions about the population issue and the…

  • Endgame 2050: Panel discussion with leading experts

    Endgame 2050: Panel discussion with leading experts

    On 4 February 2021, Population Matters held a live-screening of the population segment of the important new documentary Endgame 2050, followed by a panel discussion with the film-maker Sofia Pineda…

  • Population and reproductive rights – our new briefing

    Population and reproductive rights – our new briefing

    In a submission to the UK parliament, Population Matters calls for greater honesty about the population benefits of reproductive rights – and warns of the threat posed by nationalistic population…