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Population Policies and Programmes

United Nations.

Population Policies and Programmes

Proceedings of the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Population Policies and Programmes, Cairo, Egypt, 12-16

by United Nations.

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Published by United Nations .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Politics - Current Events

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9123661M
    ISBN 109211512522
    ISBN 109789211512526

    The book provides numerous concrete examples from all over the world, and show how population policies are actually implemented and what have been their successes as well as their constraints. The country's official population policy calls for matching population size with available resources, yet leaves decisions on family size up to individual families. The global family planning revolution: three decades of population policies and programmes Matthews Mathai a The birth control movement initially focused on the individual woman and her well-being. Growth has indeed slowed, yet during China added 13 million people to its numbers. This entails an enhancement of their own gender awareness.

    What emerges is that there is no single global strategy for success: multiple approaches are required for successful programme implementation. World population growth rate — There is a constant effort towards an increase in population which tends to subject the lower classes of society to distress and to prevent any great permanent amelioration of their condition…. Government interventions aimed at minimizing unfavorable demographic developments have often been contentious. It is a people centred programme. It presents scholarship at its best. Russia also has low birth rates.

    The rate of natural increase in Singapore is forecasted to decrease to 1. We had not given enough priority to starting a family. Other slogans and campaign material exhorted Singaporeans with such messages as: "Small Families — Brighter Future: Two is enough" this message captioned a photo of two young girls "The second can wait" a mother and father are seen as being happy with one child " Teenage marriage means rushing into problems: A happy marriage is worth waiting for" "One, Two: And that's ideal: Sterilisation, the best method for Family Limitation" shown with a cartoon of two girls' faces "Take your time to say 'yes'" [11] Small Family: Brighter Future "Please stop at two! ADwas one of the first to describe famine and war as factors that can prevent overpopulation. The sex ratio at birth between male and female births in mainland China reached in the yearsubstantially higher than the natural baseline, which ranges between and


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Population Policies and Programmes book

The percentage of correctly married women with any reproductive health problem varies from 19 percent in Karnataka to 67 percent in Meghalaya. One parent commented, "are we being told to have more children for the sake of the country or for ourselves?

Singapore’s population policies: Book extract in the New Straits Times, Nov 5th 2012

The operation will demand many apparently brutal and heartless decisions. The author of the book argues that the comprehensive population control programmes have been responsible for sustaining and accelerating the decline of total fertility rate TFR in a very short period.

In it implemented a programme that tried to increase the fertility of university educated women while offering subsidies for the voluntary sterilisation of poor and uneducated parents. Different views of Malthus, Marx, Boserup, and others and governmental policies to check rapid population growth are also discussed.

When polled by the UN in91 percent of the countries that lacked national population policies stated that they intended to formulate them in the near future, reflecting a rising global commitment to population-related concerns.

Russia faces the most severe population decrease of any country. Around the same time, the International Planned Parenthood Foundation and the Population Council were established, thus marking what is arguably the start of the modern family planning movement.

February Since the last 48 years, the Family welfare programme is being implemented in the State with financial assistance of the central Govt.

Policies to Address Population Growth Nationally and Globally

Income tax deductions would only be given for the first two children Large families were penalised in housing assignments.

Actually, it was less than 30 years ago. According to a recent survey, ethnic minorities are currently growing about 7 times faster than Han Chinese. This is followed by a description of the internationalization of the debate on population issues and the transformation of these programs into more formal population policies, particularly in the developing countries.

The Association depended largely on voluntary contributions and manpower for its daily administrative work, management and development. Promote vigorously the small family norm to achieve replacement levels of TFR. You are here:. It is interesting to compare total fertility rates—the average number of children a woman is expected to have—among the different ethnic groups in the two countries.

Initially, these activities were supported by private foundations in the United States of America. In Singapore, love and procreation have become somewhat manufactured; transformed from individual decisions and responsibilities into a national obsession.

We grew up in a society where eugenics influenced love.

Human population planning

Potentially exponential population growth can only make matters worse. As recently asAfrica was essentially self-sufficient in food. Orang Melayu, bini dulu, baru cari harta.

The country's most recent approach to population issues focuses on the advancement of women economically, academically, and socially, as independent women are more likely to have small families.

Singapore's long-term demographic goal was to stabilize the population at a certain number by fulfilling two conditions: reducing fertility rate to the replacement level and maintaining this level indefinitely. Malays find a wife first, and then wealth.

These laws encountered resistance from the population which led to the disregard of their provisions and to their eventual abolition.ADVERTISEMENTS: National Population Policy of India! India being a highly populated country, the government has continuously paid attention to the problem of population growth.

Just a few months before the attainment of independence inthe Bhore Committee submitted its Report, which became the basis for developing a national population policy.

Nov 05,  · Ahead of my book launch in KL this Saturday, Malaysia's New Straits Times (NST) has published an excerpt from my book, Floating on a Malayan Breeze, today. Over the past few weeks, NUS Press, one of my co-publishers, and I had been lobbying the Malaysian media channels, trying to get them to feature us.

Last. Oct 27,  · Strengthen family planning policies and programmes: all reproductive health policies and programmes should be based on scientific evidence, rather than ideology. The Title X programme is in need of increased funding, and Medicaid must maintain the current 90/10 federal/state split of sylvaindez.com by: The second edition of Population Policies and Programmes in Singapore presents an up-to-date and comprehensive account of the government’s initiatives to influence the course of fertility, and hence the rate of population growth in the island-state of Singapore since the s.

The formation of contemporary Aboriginal settlement patterns in Australia: Government policies and programmes Book Section Population mobility and Indigenous peoples in Australasia and North America.

"Population policies and programmes in Singapore is an expanded version of an earlier book published some twenty-five years ago by Oxford University Press under the old title of Population control for zero growth in Singapore"--Preface.

Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.