Population Events

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Book Discussion: Murder in the Name of Honor: The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime

October 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Honor killings" claim the lives of 5,000 women every year. Murder in the Name of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.
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Sexual Violence Against Minors: Scope, Consequences, and Implications

October 20, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Sexual violence against minors is a critical global health issue, argue experts, yet ethics and methodology issues make conducting research on this disturbing problem difficult.
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Covering Climate: What's Population Got to Do With It?

October 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Thinking about population and trends in population is a vital reality check for assessing policies you hear about on global warming," says New York Times reporter Andrew Revkin. Nevertheless, the mainstream media has been reluctant to write about population growth in relation to climate change.
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Foundation Roundtable: Future Family Planning Strategies

September 22, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Family planning is one of the biggest success stories of development cooperation," says the Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation during a roundtable discussion on the future of family planning and reproductive health.
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Book Discussion: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

September 10, 2009 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Empowering women and girls will unleash "the greatest unexploited economic resource" and may be our best strategy for fighting poverty, claim co-authors Kristof and WuDunn.
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The World's Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries

August 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The United Nations estimates that an additional 3 billion urban dwellers will be added to the world's population by 2050. Experts discuss land-use patterns and demographic research.
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Enough! Emerging U.S. and African Leadership on Food Security

July 29, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
The co-authors of "Enough! Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty" discuss food security and agricultural development in Africa.
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U.S.-Colombian Relations: Moving Forward

June 30, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
Latin American Program
During a session chaired by Woodrow Wilson Center President and Director Lee H. Hamilton, Uribe discussed three pillars upon which he will inspire "the highest level of confidence" within Colombia and abroad.

Book Discussion: The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World

June 25, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Author Michelle Goldberg discusses her new book.
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Data in Motion: 25 Years of Demographic and Health Surveys

May 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Statistics should be the intellectual sidewalks of a society, and people should be able to build businesses and operate on the side of them," says Gapminder Foundation Director Hans Rosling.

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