China forces birth control on Uighur Muslims, other minorities; birth rates fall by 60% from 2015 to 2018 in Xinjiang
Birth rates dropped more than 60 percent in just three years in Uighur-majority areas in China’s Xinjiang region - the result of a state campaign to curb Muslim populations, the AP has found
The Union Cabinet approved a number of amendments to three bills that will be floored in the ensuing session of the Rajya Sabha.
The female birth control pill has been around for about 60 years now. However, not much progress has been made in manufacturing a male contraceptive pill.
Dr Sujoy Guha had developed the first-ever male contraceptive injection in the world in the 1980s. The drug is now awaiting approval to be launched.
With so many choices available, like condoms, contraceptive pills and intrauterine devices, often people are not able to decide what is best for them.
Gender parity, education for women more likely to achieve Narendra Modi's goal to stem population growth, not coercive tactics
From the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concern over the 'population explosion' in India, calling those who are 'self-motivated' to limit family sizes true patriots
The rules would have allowed more employers in the US, including publicly traded companies, to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious objections. Some private employers could also object on moral grounds.
China's rapidly-ageing population touched 241 million – one-fifth of the country's population: Reports.
Donald Trump rolls back Obamacare provision for free birth control for women; pro-contraception groups outraged
US president Donald Trump's administration annulled on Friday an Obamacare provision that obliged employer health plans to pay for contraception
Contrary to popular belief, a Chinese academic Yi Fuxian has recently claimed that India is the world's most populous country with a population of about 1.32 billion and has overtaken China.
Rolling out the DPMA without the provision for other integrated services that ultimately lead to a generation of empowered women is what is missing from the policy of the government.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called again on pious Muslims to have more children in a speech in Istanbul broadcast live on television.
The Islamic State is using several forms of contraception to maintain its supply of sex slaves, The New York Times reported on Saturday, citing interviews with more than three dozen Yazidi women who escaped from the militant group.
Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.
Women who use a specific type of injectable birth control have a slightly higher risk of HIV infection than those who take the pill, said a study.
More women opt for sterilisation as a form of permanent birth control technique than men, even though the operations are simpler in the case of men.
Researchers are developing a male birth control injection that will provide long-acting reversible contraception - and it is expected to be available as early as 2017.
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's trouble-plagued health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.
The government will soon have family planning counsellors at district hospitals across the country for better utilisation of its population control services.