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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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December 10, 2015

PMC’s Joe Bish Awarded for His “Tough Work”

December 10, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Imagine if your job required daily immersion in news articles and reports that demonstrated the demise of the living world. Women dying unnecessarily in childbirth. Climate change causing massive food shortages. Parents giving their 10-year-old girls as child brides in...

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November 30, 2015

Letter to the Editor: The Guardian

November 30, 2015 — PMC has pasted the text of a letter to the editor by PMC’s Joe Bish and Center for Biological Diversity’s Stephanie Feldstein. See the original here: George Monbiot (There’s a population crisis all right. But probably not the one you’re thinking of, 20 November)...

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October 19, 2015

Popular Radio Drama Aims to Stop Child Slavery

October 19, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – What happens when you take a popular serial drama and you put it on more than 40 radio stations, including one of the most popular radio stations in Haiti? You draw huge crowds of avid listeners, including more than 450,000...

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September 21, 2015

Kendeda Fund Awards Population Media Center $1.4M to Fight Child Marriage in Nepal

September 21, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – The Kendeda Fund, a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to supporting the dignity of individuals and the sustainability of communities through investments in transformative leaders and ideas, has awarded $1.4 million to Population Media Center (PMC) for a new national radio...

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August 17, 2015

Performers Bring Passion for Music and Social Justice to PMC’s “Zoukoutap”

August 17, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – In order for Population Media Center’s (PMC) entertainment-education programming to be effective, the entertainment component must come first—our serial dramas can’t educate listeners if they aren’t compelled to tune in again and again, week after week. For us and our...

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August 13, 2015

Elton Sherwin: Child Brides and Why I Support PMC

August 13, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Part of what makes Population Media Center (PMC) so compelling to so many supporters is that our work touches on such a myriad of important social, health, and environmental issues. For some, it’s our work on extinction of species and...

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