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Family Planning in the News

Jan 23rd, 2012 | By

There has been a lot of news in the past week on teen pregnancy. Shockingly, a report by the Center for Disease Control found that one-third of teen mothers didn’t use birth control because they didn’t believe they could get pregnant. And for some good news on family planning, the Obama Administration announced it would
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How Many People is Too Many?

Dec 13th, 2011 | By

By Jake Richardson, October 27, 2011 Editor’s note: This interview first appeared at Care2.org Healthy Living Searle Whitney is President of HowMany.org, a population studies organization. Due to this month’s marking of the seven billion humans on our planet, it seemed appropriate to ask him some questions about the consequences of our very large and growing
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Sex, Ideology and Religion: 10 myths about world population growth

Nov 29th, 2011 | By

This post is from Population Matters. See http://populationmatters.org/2011/blog/sex-ideology-religion-10-myths-world-population-growth/ where you can download a full copy of the paper by Richard Ottaway. In 1804 there were 1 billion people in the world, in 1960 3 billion people and this year on the 31st October the world population reaches 7 billion. The world population continues to grow
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Tackling the Growth Paradigm

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

By Suzanne York, HowMany.org, November 9, 2011 With the Occupy Wall Street protests gaining traction and the global economy in the doldrums, the time is ripe – actually, overdue – to question the policy of unrestrained economic growth in the face of not only the demands of the 99% but also a planet of finite resources and
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Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

Oct 19th, 2011 | By

Cut and Run: The Costs of Not Supporting Family Planning

Oct 11th, 2011 | By

 Another day, another battle in Congress over budget cuts. This  time it is over international family planning assistance. Do we  fund it, or let the 215 million women who would rather avoid  pregnancy but don’t have the knowledge of or access to  reproductive health services just go on with business as usual?  The answer is
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