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Personal Freedom, Consumerism, and the “Population Connection”

This post is the first in a series exploring the role of population issues in international development.  Personal freedom. Autonomy. The ability to choose your path in life, and to harness the power of self-expression. Some would argue that these principles are human rights – inherent to human existence. In fact, aspirations towards a ubiquitous […]

After Turkey and Shopping, Consider Giving Back on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is just one week away—a day when millions of compassionate people like you will support organizations both big and small all around the world. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many […]

Recognizing the Importance of Family Planning on this World Population Day

Today is World Population Day—a day when the international health and development communities focus on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year’s theme is “Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations.” In its latest analysis of the data, the Guttmacher Institute estimates that meeting the current unmet need for family planning and providing full […]

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