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Why Is There No Birth Control for Men?

“Right now the chemical burden for contraception relies solely on the female. That’s an unfair balance in the equation,” says Charles Easley, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia, who is involved in the development of a male pill. I agree with this understatement. I think most people would agree that it’s about time […]

Deepen Your Engagement with Population Connection

You’ve asked for it, and we’re excited to announce that we’ve answered your call! We’re Maeve and Heaven, and we’re here to assist and support you in your efforts to mobilize and act! Following the election, Population Connection received unprecedented calls from our members looking for ways to get more involved in their communities. We’re […]

Add Another to the List—Giraffes Are Now Facing the Consequences of Human Population

In a year filled with many…memorable…milestones, 2016 closed with a truly depressing one, as giraffes were added to a list of “vulnerable” species headed towards eventual extinction for the first time. Their numbers have declined precipitously over the last three decades, according to a report released by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, […]

Bracing Ourselves for Trump’s Post-Truth Era

Fake news played a hand in some of 2016’s most pivotal events—going so far as to influence the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election. The Oxford Dictionaries even made post-truth its 2016 Word of the Year. So in other words…flat out lies. After the recent emergence of an insane alt-right conspiracy positing that Hillary Clinton […]

Our 2017 Action Plan

2016 was a year full of challenges…to say the least. But despite setbacks, Population Connection made some amazing progress towards tackling the population challenge. All of it is thanks to YOU—our dedicated, generous donors, activists, volunteers, and supporters make all of our progress possible! We reached some major milestones in 2016. We built the first […]

Four Reasons to Defend Access to Affordable Birth Control

Republicans don’t much like being accused of opposing women’s health and rights. But they don’t much like actually supporting them either. Enter Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to claim that health insurance coverage of birth control is a “nitty-gritty detail” that isn’t worth talking about. Well, Mr. Speaker, we hope you’ll consider some facts. First […]

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