Population Archives - C-Fam

Best Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations

It has been a remarkable year. As has been the case in recent years, we have many more positive stories to highlight than negative ones.

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Worst Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations

While there were many positive moments to highlight this year, the bad ones were particularly bad, in fact, far worse than in any recent years.

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Aging World is More Dangerous

China’s dangerous brinksmanship in the South Pacific is driven in part by its plummeting fertility and rapid aging.

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Aspiration and inspiration: good for goals, bad for measurements

There’s no doubt that the UN’s shiny new 2030 Agenda is ambitious: the total elimination of global poverty is only the first of its seventeen(!) goals. Political commitments like this…

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Dire Population Predictions Are Not Just For China

Low-fertility and graying populations are looming problems globally, not just in China. But few understand or even know it.

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Expert: China’s 2 Child Policy “Still Coercive”

In case you missed it during the busy holidays, there has emerged a disconnect between media reports about China’s family planning policy changes (i.e. that China “abandoned” or “dropped” its one child per…

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UNFPA Claims Concern About Decline in Donations

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is worried about a steep decrease in donations in the last two years, according to a UNFPA official speaking at a private meeting at UN headquarters this week.

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Fertility Decline Prolonging Global Economic Crisis, Experts Say

Experts struggle to understand why the global economy languishes years after the 2008 global economic crisis.

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Climate Summit Frustrates Population Control Groups

Population control advocates are miffed that the UN Climate Summit in Paris will not address fertility reduction.

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FDA Blasts, WHO Downplays, Risks of Depo-Provera Contraceptive

A week before a huge global family planning conference in Indonesia, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a short statement reiterating its position that injectable contraceptives are safe – for any duration – even for adolescents despite being linked to progressive bone density loss and other harmful side effects.

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