Over the years, Population Connection has developed partnerships with dynamic, innovative organizations working on behalf of reproductive rights all over the world.
For too many people throughout the developing world, access to basic reproductive healthcare is often limited, with under-funded clinics lacking in critical supplies and infrastructure.
Even as 2018 proved to be a challenging year for progressive issues like ours, it was also a year when Population Connection’s donors, activists, volunteers, and supporters—people like you!—showed up in Washington, D.C. and communities nationwide to defend reproductive rights and demand protection for our environment. Together, we will keep fighting for progressive action to […]
Deep into the lush mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of Uganda reside some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas, and they’re endangered. Habitat destruction, biodiversity loss, hunting, and preventable diseases have severely threatened the lives of these majestic animals, which have inhabited the forests there for thousands of years. While working as the first […]
Five Population Connection staff attended the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda, from November 12-15. We hosted an extremely well-attended exhibit booth, where we handed out some of the best swag at the conference (hand sanitizer, lip balm, sunscreen, etc.), if we do say so ourselves. We also developed special fact sheets […]
In just a few weeks, millions of compassionate people—like you—will celebrate Giving Tuesday. Falling on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving here in the United States, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable giving season and celebrates the valuable work of charities big and small … and the generous donors who support them. This year, Giving Tuesday is […]
“On average, in a day, sometimes we handle about ten women related to abortion cases,” Sylvester Zimba explains to a reporter from Vice News in August of 2017. Zimba is a nurse who specializes in post-abortion care at Kasungu District Hospital, a small clinic in rural Malawi and the sole medical facility for 600,000 people. […]
“The key thing you can do to reduce population growth is actually [to] improve health.” – Bill Gates The UN estimates that world population is projected to reach 9.8 billion people by 2050 – an increase of over two billion people in just thirty years. If you’re concerned about the environment (and I’m willing to […]
It’s not just Brett Kavanaugh posing a risk to reproductive rights in America. State-level restrictions prevent many women from exercising their right to choose here at home. What’s at stake when women are denied their reproductive rights? The country of El Salvador offers a cautionary tale. Kamala Harris: “Can you think of any laws that […]
The cover of our current magazine issue notes that lower birth rates alarm economists. As Washington Post economics columnist Robert J. Samuelson wrote last December, “No one can say we weren’t warned. For years, scholars of all shapes and sizes — demographers, economists, political scientists — have cautioned that the populations of most advanced countries […]