• The Population Growth Rate In India
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    The Population Growth Rate in India For many years concern has been voiced over the seemingly unchecked rate of population growth in India, but the most recent indications are that some success is being achieved in slowing the rate of population growth. The progress which has been achieved to date is still only of a modest nature and should not serve as premature cause for complacency. Moreover, a slowing of the rate of population growth is not incompatible with a dangerous population increase i...
  • World Population Developing Countries
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    World population, which reached 5. 4 billion in mid-1991, is growing faster than ever before: three people every second, more than 250, 000 every day. At the beginning of the decade (1991) the annual addition was 93 million; by the end (1998) it will approach 100 million. At this rate the world will have almost a billion more people (roughly the population of China) by the year 2001. Population and development are closely aligned. In Population: A Megalopolis is Born, Melvyn We slake sees these...
  • Birth Control Sex Women People
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    The article, "Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Parenthood", was about peoples attitudes and behaviors on sex. There was a survey done of 697 students from 20 schools in Missouri indicated they had not has sex. The factor's scores differed by gender, grades, alcohol consumption, family structure, father's education, and urbanicity. Their most frequent reasons for not having sex were related to fears of pregnancy and disease, including human immune-deficiency virus / acquired immunodeficiency ...
  • Chinas Population Problem Ehrlich 205
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    China's Population Problem The Chinese government has taken the enforcement of family planning and birthrate laws to an extreme by violating the civil rights of its citizens, which has had bad effects on the morale of its people (Whyte 161). China's population has grown to such an enormous size that it has become a problem to both the people and government. China, the most populous country in the world, has an estimated population of about one thousand-one hundred-thirty three point six million ...
  • Ehrlich's Population Bomb World Countries
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    Ehrlich's Population Bomb 'People are realizing that we cannot forever continue to multiply and subdue the earth without losing our standard of life and the natural beauty that must be part of it. these are the years of decision- the decision of men to stay the flood of man.' Ehrlich here explains the one of the most pressing problems facing man in the 20 th century. In Population Bomb, Ehrlich explains that pollution, shortages, and an overall deterioration of the standard of living is all due ...
  • Natural Family Planning Birth Control
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    The Natural Failure of Planning Are modern forms of contraception naturally and morally wrong? Pope Paul VI and his Humanae Vitae declare that technological methods of birth control are immoral and should not be practiced by Catholics. However, as our modern society illustrates everyday, this opinion is inappropriate for not only the faithful of the Roman Catholic Church, but also for non-Catholics. According to Munich Archbishop Cardinal Julius Doepfner, "Contraception is not intrinsically evil...
  • Chinese Women Rights One Child
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    Chinese Women Rights Even since the dramatic post-1949 changes in China regarding the role of women, China has remained paternalistic in it's attitudes and social reality. Like many other states, China inescapably has been deeply involved in human rights politics at the international level in recent decades. During this period of time, the Chinese government has been increasingly active in participating in the international human rights regime. China has so far joined seventeen human rights conv...
  • Six Billion A Warning To All
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    Have you noticed more people walking, driving, and standing around nowadays? Well you should, because there are a lot more people on this planet today than there was at the beginning of this century. How many more people you ask? In 1900 the population was estimated at 1. 5 billion. On October 12, 1999 the population hit six billion. This date is referred to as "Y 6 B" or "The Day of Six Billion." Just to give you an idea, one billion is equal to one thousand million. When the math is done, we c...
  • Boxer Snowe Amendment Retrieved April
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    Abortion Rights and the Boxer-Snowe Amendment February 15, 2001 was the first day the Global Democracy Act of 2001 was to be introduced by Senator's Barbara Boxer, Olympia Snowe and Lincoln Chafee. This legislation would prevent the United States from imposing undemocratic and dangerous restrictions on health providers overseas. Representatives Nita Lowey and Nancy Johnson also would be introducing matching legislation in the house when it returned from recess. Senator Boxer and Representative L...
  • Traditional Midwives Women Status Rural
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    Abstract Developing nations are plagued by high maternal mortality rates, unwanted pregnancies, and family planning policies that aim to control population growth through sterilization and unsafe birth control drugs. In such harsh settings, traditional midwives are important and effective agents of women's wellness and family planning policy. This essay will evaluate the community roles of professional versus traditional midwives in rural Asia, including discussion regarding the meager respect a...
  • Human Rights Regarding Chinese Women
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    Even since the dramatic post-1949 changes in China regarding the role of women, China has remained paternalistic in it's attitudes and social reality. Like many other states, China inescapably has been deeply involved in human rights politics at the international level in recent decades. During this period of time, the Chinese government has been increasingly active in participating in the international human rights regime. China has so far joined seventeen human rights conventions, the U. N. Hu...
  • The Catholic Church And Birth Control
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    On June 28, 1966, the Papal Commission on Birth Control submitted a report to the Vatican after they had prayed together, listened to presentations from experts, reviewed surveys taken from over 3, 000 dedicated Catholic couples from 18 countries, and argued among themselves about numerous matters pertaining to human sexuality. This report stated that the Church's teaching on the intrinsic evil of artificial contraception was in a state of doubt. It also recommended that the procreative aspect o...
  • Family Planning Abortion Figures 2000
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    In the UK alone, (figures for England & Wales only), 173, 696 unborn children were killed in the womb in 1999, the most recent year for figures. The number of abortions on girls under the age of 16 years has risen by almost 25% in the last decade. There were 4, 382 terminations on under-16's in 2000 compared with 3, 510 in 1992. All this despite, or perhaps because of, freely available contraceptives. Indeed, research is now showing that, rather than reduce unwanted teenage pregnancies, the wide...
  • Health Education People Program Family
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    I graduated from Hue Medical College and earned degree of medicine doctor, specializing in general medicine. However, I did not become a clinician. My days in the college hospital often made me think about prevention of diseases and injuries. I encounter so many patient who suffered from preventable diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever, diarrhea, cholera, parasites, etc. Many cases died of the lack of knowledge about health care and related-health problems. My thoughts wandered to the areas o...
  • Alarming Increase Of Population
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    In this essay I am going to discuss one of the major problems the world is facing today and that is population explosion. After the world war two the world's population enlarged enormously, owing to improvement in living facilities and development in science and technology, which resulted in increased birth rate, and decrease in neonatal mortality and morbidity. This dramatic rise in population in last century is causing problems for the health and economical status of not only the poor countrie...
  • Population Change Death Rate
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    For named countries explain how and why government policy may cause population change? Population structure is a sensitive issue that is different and individual in every country. Government policies impact both the present day structure and future changes of a country. To help answer the above question it is helpful to look at the global change in population. One must be careful not to make drastic generalisations, but during recent years population change has taken a form predicted by many; LE...
  • Birth Control Major Research Paper
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    Topic: Birth Control Description of Topic The controversy of birth control evolves around an issue that has puzzled our morality for years passed. Through countless instances man has tried to separate the sexual act from that of procreation and subsequent childbearing. However, the essence of choosing acceptably lies not only within our morality, but additionally in our power to surmount through the pressure that exists in today's world. Hence our morality, coupled with society's constraints, bl...
  • Child Abuse Children Stress Parents
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    Child abuse is one of the biggest problems facing America today. Children whose parents abuse them often turn to a life of crime, or suffer physical or mental scars. In severe cases the child may even die. In Saint Louis a boy was attacked by a pack of dogs, after he had finished playing basketball at the local court. If his mother had reported him missing he may have been found in time to rescue him, instead he bled to death under a tree. (Davis 3 A) Of course this is an extreme case of child a...
  • Smaller Families Women Family Condoms
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    Contraceptives have been used for over a thousand years to allow people to have safe sex. The purpose for these products is to either prevent pregnancy, protect against sexually transmitted diseases, or both. The biggest problem surrounding this issue is the number of people who have no access to proper contraceptives. For a long time this hasn't been that much of an issue because the world population was not as large or increasing as quickly as it is now. However, overpopulation is becoming a p...
  • Socialism The Family Planning Solution
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    Between 1939 and 1945 the Jewish population went from fifteen million to nine million. Jewish people were unjustly singled out for persecution and many lost everything before the sadistic mastermind could be stopped. "The local headquarters for the Firma Otto Heil [... ] located in the town of Kamionka [... ] was by no means the only large German company to move operations to Polish soil to reap greater wartime profits. I. G. Farben had a large chemical factory in Monowitz, part of the Auschwit...