New Population Policies: Advancing Women's Health and Rights
Ashford, Lori S., Population Bulletin
Policies that address population issues touch on the most sensitive aspects of people's lives: sexuality, childbearing, and family relationships. Seeking an international consensus on population policies has often been a contentious process. The early 1990s marked a dramatic departure from conventional ideas about how governments should try to influence the size and well-being of the societies they govern, and brought an unparalleled consensus among national governments about population policy. This new perspective shifted the emphasis of population policies away from slowing population growth to improving the lives of individuals, particularly women. The policies spawned by this …
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Publication information: Article title: New Population Policies: Advancing Women's Health and Rights. Contributors: Ashford, Lori S. - Author. Magazine title: Population Bulletin. Volume: 56. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2001. Page number: 3+. © Population Reference Bureau, Incorporated Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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