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PMC publications are designed to explain what we do, how we do it, and why it matters.

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March 19, 2015

Laney Thornton Discusses Why He Gives to PMC and the Opportunities of an Effective, Scalable Solution

March 19, 2015 — When Laney Thornton thinks about philanthropy, he thinks about long-term sustainability, which leads him toward numerous environmental initiatives, but he also thinks about opportunities for his own learning and for the greatest impact. “PMC is one of my top organizations in terms of giving...

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March 2, 2015

Umuganda: Communities and ‘Super Stars’ Join Together for a Common Purpose

March 2, 2015 — RWAMAGANA DISTRICT, RWANDA– On Saturday January 31st, 2015, solidarity and kinship were hard at work as Rwandans joined forces for a day of “Umuganda” or “coming together in common purpose to achieve an outcome.”  On the last Saturday of every month, Rwandans work together...

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February 25, 2015

A Spicy New Radio Drama Aims to Bring Positive Social Change to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 25, 2015 — KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO– A new radio drama airing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this month entices audiences into a world where high-risk sex, poverty, friendship, and desperation collide to be simultaneously entertaining, controversial, and—educational. Airing on 10 community radio stations...

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February 20, 2015

With Every New Listener this Radio Drama Improves More Lives in the Congo

February 20, 2015 — KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – After four months of broadcast, a radio soap opera in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is seeing increased listenership and lots of audience engagement. This bodes well for its creators, Population Media Center (PMC), who hope this...

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February 11, 2015

Environmental Activists Speak Out Globally in New Awareness Campaign

February 11, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Population Media Center is giving away more than four thousand copies of a dramatic new coffee table book beginning February 16th, 2015. Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER) features more than 300 pages of stunning, full-spread photography and is the centerpiece of the...

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February 9, 2015

High School Students in Arizona Can Create a Video to Improve the World and Win a Cash Prize

February 9, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT–High school students in Arizona can win cash prizes for creating a short video exploring how a rapidly growing human population might impact the world, Arizona, or their future quality of life. It’s a video contest called “One Planet, Many People” and is...

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February 4, 2015

Do You Build Amazing Websites? PMC Request for Proposals

February 4, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – Population Media Center (PMC) knows that strategic and audience-specific communications have tremendous impact. This year, PMC is looking to utilize a newly acquired domain name to help audiences understand solutions to important issues and easily determine which approach to implementing...

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January 27, 2015

Short Stories With Long-Term Goals: Making Ethiopia Safer for Women and Girls

January 27, 2015 — Sometimes it has to be personal to be understood. That’s why Population Media Center-Ethiopia tells true personal stories to address crippling issues like rape, child marriage, and female genital mutilation. After publishing more than ten powerful books of short stories in Amharic, Population Media...

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January 22, 2015

A Handball Game in Rwanda Has Goals Beyond the Net, Impacting Child Nutrition and Family Planning

January 22, 2015 — KIGALI, RWANDA–On Sunday, January 11th, a crowd gathered around the handball court at Kimisagara, the biggest youth center in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. It was the second day of a two-day handball tournament – and today the senior players were on the...

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November 18, 2014

Population Media Center Reveals New Website

November 18, 2014 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT–An interactive map of projects completed around the world, population projections for countries, amazing photography, and audio and video clips of dramatic TV and radio shows are just a few of the things you’ll find when you visit Population Media Center’s new...

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