At the heart of PMC’s work is a unique form of entertainment-education.

PMC creates long-running TV and radio shows. These hit shows have a unique capacity for not only raising awareness among large numbers of people about critical issues such as women’s rights, reproductive health, and girls’ education – but for actually motivating audiences to adopt new behaviors. PMC has impacted more than 500 million people in more than 50 countries around the world.


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Why our work is important

Promoting gender equity is at the heart of PMC's work. Not only does this improve the quality of life for women and girls around the world, it also eradicates the forces that keep population growth needlessly elevated. Slowing population growth is essential for the health and well-being of all people and the sustainability of the planet.

What's New

Population Media Center is a US-based nonprofit dedicated to entertaining huge audiences with compelling and life-changing stories. Here's a sampling of PMC news.


June 15, 2018

PMC Celebrates 20 Years

June 15, 2018 — Population Media Center (PMC) has broadcast in more than 50 countries and helped more than 500 million people live healthier lives. When PMC started in 1998, we hoped to build a community of donors, volunteers, and advocates — and we hoped to make a...

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June 13, 2018

USAID Awards $2.6M to Population Media Center to Improve Health of Women and Children in Zambia

June 13, 2018 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded $2.6 million to Population Media Center (PMC) to develop and disseminate content targeting behavior change for use on community radio to support improvements in the health of Zambian women and...

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