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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Upcoming Events

Expert Meeting on Using Longitudinal Studies of Younger Cohorts for Aging Research

Keck Center
June 25-26, 2018
The Keck Center of the National Academies
Room 100
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

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Recent Events
Planning Meeting on the Demography of Sexual and Gender Minorities

Keck CenterApril 16, 2018
The Keck Center of the National Academies
Room 100
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

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Women’s Mental Health Across the Life Course Through a Sex-Gender Lens

Womens Mental HealthMarch 7, 2018
District Architecture Center
421 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC

The goal of this workshop is to discuss crucial issues in women's mental health and important future directions for research, policy attention, and programmatic intervention.

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Of Interest

The Integration of Immigrants into American Society

Immigrant IntegrationLThis report summarizes what we know about how immigrants and their descendants are integrating into American society in a range of areas such as education, occupations, health, and language.

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Recent Publications

Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief
Women's Mental Health across the Life Course through a Sex-Gender Lens

Women's Mental Health WiBThis publication from the Committee on population summarizes a workshop held in March 2018 that looked at research, programs and policies designed to better meet the mental health needs of women. Participants examined trends in mental health as well as risk and protective factors for diverse populations of women, and they considered the research needed for a better understanding of women’s mental health.

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Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief
Demographic Effects of Girls' Education in Developing Countries

Girls Education WIB_BLThis publication briefly summarizes presentations and discussion from a workshop that tried to explore the relationship between girls’ education and demographic outcomes and to encourage more research on the determinants, content, context, and consequences of girls’ education.

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Workshop Summary
Improving the Health of Women in the United States

Womens Health WorkshopThis report from the Committee on Population and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice is the summary of a workshop held on women’s health and demography. The workshop was organized into four topical sessions, each designed to shed light on important determinants, consequences, effects and issues attending the relative disadvantage of women in the United States in comparison with women in other economically advanced nations.

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