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.


February 10, 2018

In Memoriam: David Poindexter

February 10, 2018 — Population Media Center (PMC) is saddened by the loss of David Poindexter. David worked with PMC’s founder and president, Bill Ryerson, long before PMC was founded. Knowing David as colleague and friend for 47 years, Bill cites David’s mentorship as what enabled him to...

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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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