Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, marked World Population Day today by spotlighting the need to invest in young people so they can exercise their human rights and help break the cycle of intergenerational poverty across the world.
He explains that investing in young people and enabling them to exercise their human rights not only benefits young people themselves, but can also help their countries reap a demographic dividend.
PSN are pleased to announce that Population Foundation of India (PFI) has joined the network. PFI leads on the formulation of gender sensitive population, health and development policies in India.
The Reproductive Health Matters journal has published a PSN article calling for greater collaboration between SRHR activists and sustainable development advocates.
PSN is happy to announce that Friends of the Earth (England, Wales & Northern Ireland) has joined the network! Friends of the Earth is at the forefront of the environmental movement.
In a growing number of countries the fertility rate has now fallen below replacement level. The Economist discusses why shrinking populations may not be such a bad thing.