Debunking Common Misconceptions About Population Policy: The Demographic Dividend and Reproductive Choice

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 3pm

April 13th @ 3pm
Conference Room 12, UN Headquarters

Some say developing nations must reduce their fertility rates in order to increase economic development, yet hundreds of millions of women lack access to family planning to control their fertility. These are two common—and false—perceptions about international family planning.

The panel speakers will correct these common misunderstandings and share their latest research.



Rebecca Oas, Associate Director of Research for the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam)

Alex Coblin, Senior Research Associate at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)



Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam); World Congress of Families and Howard Center; Family Watch International; Institute for Family Policy, Family and Life, and Pure in Heart – America