Based on data from Phase 2 of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) -5 released on Wednesday which showed India’s total fertility rate fell for the first time, the Ministry of Health is considering a district approach to address the problem of population control, especially in states where TFR has
Mathematicians analyzed global COVID-19 data to identify two constants that can dramatically change a country’s infection rate. An international team of researchers led by Professor Alexander Gorban of the University of Leicester used available data from 13 countries to determine the rate of stress response, or “mobilization” and the rate
The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the SPLA’s theme for 2021 is “Rights and Peace: Mitigating Insecurity and Gender-Based Violence to Harness the Demographic Dividend”. The minister explained that the census and monitoring of the population was essential to alleviate poverty and reduce gender-based violence (GBV). She said that
A new plea has been filed with the Supreme Court to make Union states and territories parties to a PIL which has called for certain measures to control the country’s growing population. The Center earlier told the Supreme Court that India was unequivocal against imposing family planning on its people.