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: Families

News from Population Matters.

  • Imams support family planning in Senegal

    Public health officials and NGOs in Senegal turn to mosques to expand the provision of family planning, The Christian Science Monitor reports. A key first step, results indicate. Senegal is over 90%…

  • Global initiatives support smaller families

    Accelerated population growth poses major challenges worldwide, especially for countries with high growth and few resources to cope. In response to these pressures, initiatives across the globe are underway to…

  • Smaller families most effective action on global warming

    Last week, researchers from Lund University and University of British Columbia published a widely-reported article highlighting the top ‘high-impact’ actions individuals can take to reduce their carbon emissions and fight climate change….

  • Panic and pragmatism: population in Korea and Japan

    South Korea’s official statistics agency has just announced that it expects the country’s population to shrink by 8 million over the next 50 years. Currently around  50 million, the agency…