Sex, Ideology and Religion: Malcolm Potts' lecture to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

How family planning frees women and changes the world. Dr. Malcolm Potts, Founder, The OASIS Initiative, University of California, Berkeley, giving the Dr. Samuel A. Cosgrove Memorial Lecture at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in New Orleans, May, 2013. Introduced by Dr. James Breeden, President ACOG.

OASIS Op Ed in the LA Times

Malcolm Potts and Alisha Graves published on Op Ed in the LA Times on Sunday, June 23rd. They discuss how increasing aid for family planning from 1% to 2% of overseas development aid budgets could make the difference in achieving the lower UN estimates for world population by 2100. Read the full article here: https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-potts-graves-population-20190623-story.html

Malcolm Potts' work in Bangladesh making abortion safer

As the leader of International Planned Parenthood, Dr. Potts and his team worked in Bangladesh to aid victims of war crimes during their war for independence in 1971, terminating unwanted pregnancies from rape. This groundbreaking work planted the seeds for Bangladesh’s safe abortion services program in the future.

Read the full article in The New York Times here

Demographic Dividend or Disaster? Population, Food Security and Stability in the Sahel

On Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 12:00 pm, join Professor Malcolm Potts and Alisha Graves of UC Berkeley, along with special guest, Bob Walker, President of the Population Institute, for a presentation and discussion on the demographic implications for food security, stability in the region and unprecedented levels of migration. Learn how evidence-based family planning and girls education policies and programs can help shape the future of the Sahel.