Improving the lives of vulnerable girls and women
Population Council research and programs—like the Safe and Smart Savings project in Kenya and Uganda—help girls gain financial literacy and plan for a healthier, more stable future. Your contribution to the Council helps us develop and expand effective programs like these.
Read "FP2020: A research roadmap." This new brief, launched at Women Deliver 2013, proposes strategies for closing five of the most critical research gaps on the road to FP2020 by generating evidence that will inform future polices and programs.
Announcing the latest report in the Girls Count series: Girls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World. This new report finds that rural-to-urban migration can be a positive experience for adolescent girls, provided that necessary social nets and resources are in place. Download the report and watch a webcast of its launch at the Wilson Center.
Read the new issue of Momentum and learn how the Population Council is protecting and promoting women's health.
Congratulations to Population Council trustee Dr. Jotham Musinguzi, who has been awarded the 2013 United Nations Population Award for his work in reproductive health and family planning.
Council research on a successful community-based program in Mombasa to increase ART uptake and reduce risky sex among people living with HIV not currently on ART. Read the article in the inaugural issue of Global Health: Science and Practice.
For 60 years, the Population Council has changed the way the world thinks about important health and development issues. Explore an interactive timeline of the Council's history, learn more about some of our key contributions, and watch a short video about why your support is so important to us.