PACE conducts analyses and produces evidence-based materials that communicate clearly to policymakers at all levels and across diverse geographies, targeting messages and products using state-of-the-art social media analysis tools to enhance digital communications.
Valued worldwide, PRB’s data sheets synthesize and disseminate demographic data on family planning and reproductive health for countries and world regions.
The use of family planning methods has increased substantially across countries, but a significant share of women still experience unmet need.
New evidence suggests that the share of women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is declining in many countries, with girls less likely to be cut than previous generations of women. Data includes survey estimates on 16 countries from surveys
Policy Briefs, Reports & Features
Technically sound and trustworthy materials explore complex, wide-ranging population topics and present them in easily digestible formats and language.
Over the last 50 years, family planning has created opportunities for women and girls to increase schooling, labor force participation, occupational choice, and wages, so they can build better lives for themselves and their families. For these reasons, family planning has often been called the key to sustainable development.
This web feature details a growing body of evidence that suggests that integrated population, health, and environment projects help youth in rural communities meet their development needs.
Family Planning High Impact Practices Can Improve Outcomes for Population, Health, and Environment Programs
When population, health, and environment projects use Family Planning High Impact Practices, they can direct their family planning resources more effectively to achieve greater impact.
Fostering Economic Growth, Equity, and Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Family Planning
The linkages between family planning, inclusive economic growth, and resilience in SSA are featured in a new suite of materials from the PACE Project. Distilled from the PACE report Fostering Economic Growth, Equity, and Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Family Planning, three policy briefs and two infographics highlight the effects of population age structure and fertility rates on SSA’s public institutions, workforce productivity, and access to water.
Across sub-Saharan Africa, national development strategies have established the goal of achieving economic growth that is both rapid and equitable across a population. Efforts to promote shared prosperity will be strengthened by demographic changes that facilitate greater investment in human capital.
This brief discusses the advantages and challenges of providing Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) to youth, provides case studies from Ethiopia and Madagascar, and outlines actions for policymakers and donors to make youth access to LARCs a reality.
Our infographics and videos present complex topics through a combination of compelling images and concise text.
This web feature expands the concept of the demographic dividend to project four potential sets of benefits—in addition to economic growth, it outlines benefits in child survival, education, and political stability.
This infographic highlights modern male-controlled and cooperative contraceptive method use around the world and opportunities to engage more adolescent boys and men as contraceptive users and family planning clients.
This infographic introduces users to the Demand Satisfied indicator—how it is measured and how it will be used moving forward.