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April 15, 2016

Nepal’s First President Celebrates Efforts to End Child Marriage this Nepali New Year

April 15, 2016 — KATHMANDU, NEPAL – As people gathered to celebrate the Nepali New Year, the former Nepali president was celebrating two new dramas designed to help stop child marriage. Population Media Center, a nonprofit that works on health and human rights issues globally, entertains audiences with...

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April 1, 2016

Population Media Center Appoints Executive Vice President, David Walker

April 1, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Population Media Center (PMC), a nonprofit dedicated to improving health and human rights globally with entertainment TV and radio programs, has selected David Walker to serve in the newly-created role of Executive Vice President. Walker will be joining the team...

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March 3, 2016

Dawn Arrives in the East: A Drama Designed to Change Eastern Congo

March 3, 2016 — DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO–On February 24, 2016, radios in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo played the opening episode of Pambazuko (“The Dawn”). Listeners began to learn about Jaribu’s post-war poverty, Sheriya’s jealous husband, and Mawazo’s love of school. These stories and...

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February 24, 2016

Homegrown Vermont NGO Joins Prestigious United Nation’s Environment Programme

February 24, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT– A Vermont-based international development nonprofit, Population Media Center (PMC), has been granted consultative status to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). “We’re excited and proud to have achieved accreditation by UNEP,” says Joe Bish, PMC’s Director of Issue Advocacy. “The application process...

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February 22, 2016

A New Chief in Nigeria Who Talks About Family Planning and Poverty

February 22, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Ephraim Okon grew up in the quiet village of Ikot Akata in Nigeria. His life in the village, and the fun of going to the farm in large groups to help with the crops, was an enjoyable one. But it...

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February 10, 2016

Four Stars for Four Years: PMC Receives Highest Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

February 10, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – On February 1, 2016, Charity Navigator announced that for the fourth consecutive year Population Media Center (PMC) has been awarded the coveted 4-star rating, the top distinction from America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “Only nine percent of the charities we...

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February 4, 2016

In Memory of Alex Bozzette

February 4, 2016 — It is with deep sadness we share news of the unexpected death of our dear colleague, Alex Bozzette, on Monday, February 1st. Alex recently became a full-time Program Manager for PMC, after spending a year-long Global Health Corps fellowship working with the PMC-Burundi team....

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January 26, 2016

From Burundi to Washington, DC: Celebrating Entertainment Designed to Improve Life for Children and Mothers

January 26, 2016 — WASHINGTON, DC – On January 21st, the Population Institute of Washington, DC announced the winner for the best sexual health and population-focused radio show for 2015 at an evening gala in their offices on Capitol Hill. The radio show, Agashi (“Hey! Look Again!”) was...

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January 19, 2016

Join PMC in Bali for the International Conference on Family Planning

January 19, 2016 — BALI, INDONESIA — Population Media Center looks forward to an exciting International Conference on Family Planning in Bali next week. We hope to see you! Here are some specific events where PMC will be participating: January 25th Youth Pre-Conference: PMC Presents “Social Media: The Power...

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December 14, 2015

A Discussion Largely Missing from Climate Talks in Paris: Number of People

December 14, 2015 — PARIS, FRANCE – In the Climate Generations Area of the Climate Talks in Paris, people filtered through a number of displays. One featured a large TV screen showing a young girl from Burundi going to school to be a nurse. How, you might ask,...

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