Population populism: What led to the faster decline in fertility in recent decades?
Effective delivery of family planning services, strong incentives and disincentives led to decline in fertility rates
Population populism: Assam’s population control policy: A misguided approach?
The attempt on the part of the incumbent government, to project the Bengali Muslim community as a civilisational threat to Assam’s …
Population populism: UP bill should empower, not control people
Solution to population problem lies in ensuring socio-economic development by addressing issues of adolescent sexual and reproductive health, …
Population populism: UP has no option left but to control its population
State-led control of population might be criticised, but it will help us in the long run to stabilise the population growth in Uttar Pradesh
Population populism: How redundant is UP’s two-child policy?
The recent UP Population Policy aims to reduce the state’s current total fertility rate, which is 2.7, and bring it down to 2.1
No punitive action to control population, India commits in Nairobi
Global commitment comes at a time when demand for punitive actions have grown back home
Population populism: UP draft population bill fails tests of necessity, intrusiveness
The proposed law will lead to more abortions and adverse sex ratio at birth
Population checks will not solve environmental problems: study
Even one-child policy imposed globally would keep population at the current levels in 2100
Serious flaws in the government’s population control policy
Women fall victim to failed sterilisation, while the government remains unaware of this missing link in population surge
Population populism: UP draft population bill will impact the vulnerable, especially women
The focus must be on safeguarding women and girls’ reproductive health. Smaller families can be achieved by ensuring gender equality, …
When birth control means business
Government’s scheme to give monetary remuneration to health workers for counselling couples on family planning may just backfire, says …