Population curbs work?

Two is enough: Egypt’s family planning project aims to cut population

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China And India's Population Control Atrocities Have Sown The Wind

China and India face a demographic crisis - a severe gender imbalance in their population. The Washington Post recently reported that men outnumber women by 70 million in these two countries. This manmade disaster is the result of population engineering driven by a combination of cultural preference, government policies, and technology.

I cannot speak for India, but I know only too well how China reached this crisis point, because I almost never made it to this world due to China's notorious one-child policy.

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The Japanese Pregnancy Rotation System - PRI

For working women in Western societies, sometimes getting ahead means you may have to put off having the baby the you wanted to have for a few years.

But in countries like Japan, where population shrinkage has created labor shortages, it is an unwritten rule in jobs which predominantly employ young women that they ought to take turns when conceiving, creating what some have called a de facto "pregnancy rota. "

A recent story from Agence France-Presse (AFP) highlights the dilemma that many Japanese women in female-dominated industries face.

One woman who goes by the pseudonym “Mayu” interviewed for the story told AFP that after returning to work following her maternity leave, she had asked if her employer would send her to a professional development program.

“[H]er reaction was: ‘You took maternity leave and worked shorter hours. How many more favours do you want’?,” Mayu told AFP, “I have been told the same thing by three bosses over the past five years.”

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Two Is Enough: Egypt's Family Planning Project Aims to Curb Population

Two Is Enough: Egypt's Family Planning Project Aims to Curb Population

In the upcoming years, Egypt's growing population will provide additional challenges to its already limited resources, social stability and economy. Accordingly, the Ministry of Social Solidarity launched an an aggressive two-year project called "2 Kefaya (Two [children] is enough) at the end of May in order to get curb the number of children in Egypt, particularly in the most populated areas.

According to Al Ahram Weekly, the project will be working with over a million women in the hopes of stabilizing birth rates; the project is also a collaboration between the Ministry and the Takaful programme.

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