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Photo from an abortion rally. Many people holding protest signs.Photo from an abortion rally. Many people holding protest signs.

May 5, 2022

Supreme Court Leak: A Step Backwards For Basic Human Rights

May 5, 2022 — The leaked draft majority opinion by Justice Samuel Alito promises harm for generations, if enacted. In 2022, we should not have to explain the plethora of health, social, economic, and other reasons people need an abortion. We should not have to explain that outlawing...

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Crossing The Line Podcast logo. Orange, sunset like background with graphic lines as telephone wires with one blue bird sitting on a wire, another flying toward one.Crossing The Line Podcast logo. Orange, sunset like background with graphic lines as telephone wires with one blue bird sitting on a wire, another flying toward one.

April 26, 2022

Vermont Nonprofit to Release Podcast on Abortion Care in America, Endorses Reproductive Liberty Amendment

April 26, 2022 — Population Media Center (PMC), a Vermont-based global sustainability nonprofit and broadcast production partner, has submitted an endorsement of Vermont’s proposed Reproductive Liberty Amendment protecting reproductive liberty. Simultaneously, in other regions of the United States, PMC staff are on the ground documenting the arduous journeys...

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Nepalese children standing in a line on a rocking bank posing for a photo.Nepalese children standing in a line on a rocking bank posing for a photo.

April 25, 2022

A Supporting Role: Advocating for the Education She Did Not Have

April 25, 2022 — Binita married her husband at age 16. She then dropped out of school and was expected to focus on being a good housewife and daughter-in-law. Now, at 18 years old and a mother herself, she’s helping to write a different life story for her...

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Woman wearing red scarf around her head and neck stares forward, looking into the distance. Behind her is a sea green wall.Woman wearing red scarf around her head and neck stares forward, looking into the distance. Behind her is a sea green wall.

March 29, 2022

Population Media Center Cast to Support Girls’ Education Centers in Nigeria

March 29, 2022 — Population Media Center (PMC), a global sustainability non-profit and broadcast production partner, will collaborate with OASIS and the Centre for Girls Education to develop radio programming and related life skills curriculum for young girls and married adolescents in Nigeria. Acting together, the three organizations aim to increase public...

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Woman wearing colorful shawls and head wraps smiles directly at camera. Behind her, an African landscape and rocky mountain peak.Woman wearing colorful shawls and head wraps smiles directly at camera. Behind her, an African landscape and rocky mountain peak.

March 1, 2022

Celebrating Women’s Month

March 1, 2022 — For more than 100 years, people have celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8 and, over time, March has become recognized as “Women’s Month” dedicated to gender equality. For us at Population Media Center (PMC), every month is Women’s Month. Every day, we are...

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Left: Sandy Joseph, Right: Kristin ThomasLeft: Sandy Joseph, Right: Kristin Thomas

February 17, 2022

PMC Welcomes Two Program Managers: Sandy Joseph and Kristin Thomas

February 17, 2022 — Sandy Joseph’s experience bridging cultures started early. When she was 9, her family moved from Haiti to the US, where they lived in Boston and nearby Malden, which has a large Haitian community. Now, as a new Program Manager for Population Media Center, she’s...

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Packet of birth control pillsPacket of birth control pills

February 8, 2022

PMC Research Published in African Journal of Reproductive Health

February 8, 2022 — Consider the story of Nachilindi, a fictional woman in Zambia, who is struggling over whether to advance her education or have a second child. Where should she turn for guidance? Whom should she trust to give her good advice? Or, how about a situation...

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Woman holding sign at protest. The sign reads: Hands off my reproductive rights!Woman holding sign at protest. The sign reads: Hands off my reproductive rights!

January 31, 2022

PMC Announces Production of Crossing the Line, a Brand-New Podcast

January 31, 2022 — Reproductive rights in the United States are threatened daily. Now, more than ever is the time to tell first-person stories of women and individuals seeking abortions and the people who help them access these services – even if it means crossing state lines to...

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December 22, 2021

Writing the Script for their Future: Meet Agness and Bupe

December 22, 2021 — Navigating how to build a life together as a couple is always complicated. Most young adults are faced with several hard decisions – how to make a living, if and when to have children, and how to balance everything in between. Agness and Bupe,...

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December 6, 2021

Rolling the Credits on 2021: Year-End Photo Gallery

December 6, 2021 — It’s time to roll the credits on 2021, and we’re celebrating our global audience and local creative teams. We make shows that remake our world, inspiring action. Our on-site writing and production teams fill the studio with talent, and our loyal listeners catalyze change...

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