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.

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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.


January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Discusses Family Planning and Population

January 15, 2018 — Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday, January 15th, is a holiday in the United States. He was an incredible leader, speaking and organizing across the country and giving many famous speeches including the infamous “I have a dream” speech. He was a leader of the...

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January 10, 2018

rePROS Fight Back: A Podcast for everything sexual and reproductive health and rights

January 10, 2018 — The first year of the Trump/Pence administration brought with it incredible attacks on sexual and reproductive health and rights. With policies, both international and domestic in scope, that are impacting the health and lives of people around the world, Population Institute has launched rePROS...

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