Articles on this issue "birth rate"
While the United Nations and family planning groups continue in their efforts to lower birthrates, several recent books have drawn attention to the severe economic and social problems linked …read more
The phenomenon of fewer births and more divorces has dealt marriage and family life in Europe a severe blow in proportions "unimaginable 30 years ago," says an Austrian bishop. Bishop Klaus …read more
The Holy See favors neither unlimited growth in world population nor the imposition of policies that attack the right of parents to freely decide how many children they will have. Archbishop …read more
A councilor in an Arctic town has challenged residents to produce more babies to boost its dwindling population, promising to step down if they reach a target quota, Reuters reported. Teuvo …read more
Stella Villamermea, 33, sees herself as a typical Spanish woman. "My biological clock may be ticking, but there is no rush," she told the National Post newspaper of Canada. "We are not like …read more
Girls as young as 9 years old are to be given free access to the potentially abortifacient "morning-after" pill from their local pharmacy, The Independent reported today. The trial program, …read more