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On the occasion of the World Population Day, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said that an increasing population is behind many of society's problems, such as inequality. The state government will be announcing a new 'two-child policy' today in view of this issue.
Published on Jul 11, 2021 08:41 AM IST
The new population policy aims to tackle a key issue in Uttar Pradesh ahead of polls next year. Population control has emerged as key focus areas for the Yogi Adityanath ahead of the elections. The opposition has, however, slammed the BJP government for the move.
Updated on Jul 11, 2021 01:49 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The United Nations has sent up a population fund (UNFPA) and a population division to plan programmes and coordinate with other agencies in order to highlight and disseminate information about population control measures.
Published on Jul 11, 2021 05:31 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
World Population Day 2020: Raising awareness about the health and rights of women amid the coronavirus pandemic
World Population Day is observed in an attempt to raise awareness about the importance of family planning, adoption, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 01:24 PM IST
HIndustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
The Begusarai BJP MP said that there should be a rule of having only two children in the country for every religion and those who violated it, should be debarred from the right to vote.
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 05:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
Bihar’s child per woman ratio is 3.3, higher than the national average of 2.3. The state also has a significant number of teenage births. Out of the annual 30 lakh births in the state, 3.5 lakh (approx.) are teenage births, contributing to the state’s high maternal and infant mortality as well as morbidity.
Published on Jul 11, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
The health department on Wednesday launched a web-based application ‘AntaraRaj’ to track women using Antara injectable contraceptive and send them reminders, through SMSes, about the next dose to minimise drops outs. This contraceptive prevents pregnancy for three months
Published on Jul 11, 2018 10:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
India needs youth-focused sexual and reproductive health programmes, along with quality education, to unleash its economic potential, says Lester Coutinho, deputy director, family planning program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 08:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma