In 2004, there were many events commemorating the groundbreaking Cairo Population Conference. To find out more go to and to

To learn about Development Alternatives, go to For information about what you can do here in the United States to work on the issue of rapid population growth, see If you want to help women like Sunita (see ATLANTA WOMAN Magazine, April 2004 issue) , contact the Center for Development and Population Activities at , Women’s Environment and Development Organization at, or the Huairou Commission, named after the meeting place for the grassroots women attending the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women,

The Population Media Center is using radio and television serial dramas in developing countries to create characters that evolve into role models for the audience for elevation of the status of women and girls,