It is time to put to rest the questioning about Millennials and whether they care about access to safe abortion care. It is time to get to work.
Yesterday, any doubt about the power of Millennials was laid to rest. Young people voted at record levels, representing 19 percent of the total voting public – the largest percentage ever, including in the 2008 presidential election.
Response to a confusing critique of D.C.’s sex education curriculum; An interview with Judy Waxman on the eve of the impending HHS “conscience” regulation; Roundup of reporting on the new Guttmacher abortion demographics study.
If we don’t stay in the discussion on population and climate change and insist on family planning and reproductive health programs that respect individual rights, what solutions might emerge from people who are unaware about what can happen when population policies and programs are driven purely by demographic targets?
Just as climate change unequally impacts wealthy and low income countries, as well as the rich and poor within countries, it also disproportionately takes a toll on women.
There are many ways to frame the linkages between population and climate change — and the reproductive health community can make the connection in a way that promotes women’s rights and empowerment.
In recent years, population has fallen off the international environment and development agenda. Could climate change refocus our attention on population growth?
CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden recently identified population growth as one of three top destabilizing trends currently facing the world.
Despite the major effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on mortality and life expectancy, populations are continuing to grow even in the hardest-hit countries. With so much uncertainty about the number of people living with HIV/AIDS, the demographic impact is still incompletely understood.