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Population policy

When a government has a stated aim on an aspect of its population and it undertakes measure to achieve that aim

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Pro-natalist policy

Population policy that aims to encourage more births through the use of incentives.

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Anti-natalist policy

Population policy designed to limit fertility through the use of both incentives and deterrents.

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Family planning programme

Programme to regulate the number and spacing of children in a family. Through the practice of methods of birth control.

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Sterilisation

Preventing pregnancy by cutting or blocking tubes from a woman's ovaries or cutting the tubes that carry sperm in a man.

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Abortion

Termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a foetus or embryo, causing its death.

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Centrally planned economy

Economic system in which the state or worker's councils manage all aspects of the economy.

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Civil liberties

Rights and freedoms that protect an individual from the state.

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Selective abortion

Performed because of the gender of the foetus or when an undesirable trait is detected.

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Social norms

Rules for how people should act in a given group or society.