Laurie Mazur

Laurie Mazur is a writer and advocate on population, environment, and reproductive health and rights issues. She edited A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice & the Environmental Challenge, and Beyond the Numbers: A Reader on Population, Consumption and the Environment. She founded the Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health and Rights.


Women’s rights are key to slowing population growth

The best way to slow growth is ensuring that people can make choices about childbearing. But fertility rates remain high where women's status is low.


Women, population, and the age of the ‘Black Swan’

World population doubled in the last half-century to nearly 7 billion people. To address population growth, we need to advance and secure women's rights.

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