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China forces birth control on Uighur Muslims, other minorities; birth rates fall by 60% from 2015 to 2018 in Xinjiang
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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

Union Cabinet approves changes in abortion laws, homeopathy bill and Indian medicine system bill
Health

Union Cabinet approves changes in abortion laws, homeopathy bill and Indian medicine system bill

The Union Cabinet approved a number of amendments to three bills that will be floored in the ensuing session of the Rajya Sabha.

Researchers are one step closer to developing a safe and effective male contraceptive pill
Health

Researchers are one step closer to developing a safe and effective male contraceptive pill

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.

India may launch the world’s first male contraceptive soon: Will men be willing to use it?
Health

India may launch the world’s first male contraceptive soon: Will men be willing to use it?

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.

Birth control: A gynaecologist challenges common misconceptions
Health

Birth control: A gynaecologist challenges common misconceptions

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
India

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

US federal judge blocks Trump administration's no-cost birth control coverage rules nationwide
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US federal judge blocks Trump administration's no-cost birth control coverage rules nationwide

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 population to stall around 2030, drop to 90% of today's figures by 2065
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China's population to stall around 2030, drop to 90% of today's figures by 2065

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
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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

India has overtaken China as world's most populous nation, claims Chinese academic
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India has overtaken China as world's most populous nation, claims Chinese academic

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.

Govt move to roll out injectable contraceptives for women absolves men of responsibility
India

Govt move to roll out injectable contraceptives for women absolves men of responsibility

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.

Don't interfere in God's work: Erdogan urges Muslim families not to engage in birth control
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Don't interfere in God's work: Erdogan urges Muslim families not to engage in birth control

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called again on pious Muslims to have more children in a speech in Istanbul broadcast live on television.

To keep constant supply of sex slaves intact, Islamic State now pushes for birth control
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To keep constant supply of sex slaves intact, Islamic State now pushes for birth control

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.

Father of birth control pills, Carl Djerassi passes away at 91
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Father of birth control pills, Carl Djerassi passes away at 91

Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.

Women who take birth control injection over pill at higher HIV risk: study
Life

Women who take birth control injection over pill at higher HIV risk: study

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.

Chhattisgarh tragedy lesson: More than women, it's the men who ought to be sterilised
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Chhattisgarh tragedy lesson: More than women, it's the men who ought to be sterilised

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.

Male birth control injection with reversible effects with may be available by 2017
Life

Male birth control injection with reversible effects with may be available by 2017

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.

US Supreme Court will take up Obamacare dispute over statutory contraceptive coverage
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US Supreme Court will take up Obamacare dispute over statutory contraceptive coverage

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.

Family planning counsellors at district hospitals?
India

Family planning counsellors at district hospitals?

The government will soon have family planning counsellors at district hospitals across the country for better utilisation of its population control services.

Baby Falak and sex education: The missing link
Life

Baby Falak and sex education: The missing link

Two year old Falak, bruised and burned, is an unwanted child. Our children desperately need sex education so they don't end up facing those kinds of terrible situations. But who's listening?