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News from Population Matters.

  • The Need for Holistic Solutions in the Philippines

    Our recent visit to PATH Foundation Philippines, revealed the gravity of local issues. Hear from the community first hand and discover how you can support their important work.

  • What Is Population Health Environment?

    Population Health Environment (PHE) is an integrated approach to environmental conservation, family planning, and sustainable development. Find out more about PHE and join our campaign.

  • Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

    Florence Blondel, our Content and Campaigns Specialist, delves into the transformative impact of addressing the reproductive needs of young girls and women. 

  • Empowering citizens through contraception

    The European Contraception Policy Atlas is an annual report that monitors access to modern contraception in the continent. Take a look at this year’s rankings.

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    Gender-based Violence, unplanned pregnancies and the condom conundrum

    Despite being acknowledged as a global public health issue by the World Health Organization, Violence Against Women and Girls or gender-based violence (GBV) continues around the world.

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    “The best decision of my life”: The men who chose a vasectomy

    World Vasectomy Day, which falls on 17 November this year, is an annual celebration of the men who choose a vasectomy to help share the burden of contraception and responsible family…

  • Empowering futures: advancing education and equality in South Sudan

    As we find ourselves at the midpoint of our partnership with the National Women Empowerment and Rehabilitation Organization (NWERO), we are delighted to share their remarkable strides forward amid the persistent challenges they confront.

  • International Childfree Day: Childfree Stories

    To mark this year’s International Childfree Day, we are sharing some of our favourite testimonials from Population Matters supporters who have made the choice to live their lives without having children.

  • A warning, an apology and a promise

    Decades as a medical professional and environmental activist makes Population Matters’ Patron John Guillebaud well placed to talk about population and the need for voluntary family planning and women’s education.

  • The fight for abortion rights in the US

    Today, the 24 June, marks one year since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in the United States. In this guest post, Grace Long of the US-based organisation Population Connection takes us through the devastating impact on millions of Americans.