Flashcards in Population - India anti-natal policy Deck (15):
What is India's fertility rate?
What percentage of India's population lives below the poverty line?
What happened in the 1950s?
Birth control available in clinics
What was the fertility rate in the 1950s?
What happened in 1952?
First family planning programme, sex education provided
Sterilisation is encouraged for which age group?
25-35 year olds
What was India's population in the 1970s?
What was India's infant mortality rate in 1970s?
What happened in 1976?
Level of female education was raised
Which group in society received forced sterilisation?
What happened in 1977-1978?
What was the age for marriage from 1977?
18 for girls, 21 for boys
What was the age of marriage from 2005?
20 years old
How many cases of female infanticide are there per year in India?