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India’s declining fertility

Shannon Roberts | 23 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, fertility rates, India, overpopulation myth

Learning from the Kolkata overpass collapse

Karl D. Stephan | 12 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: business ethics, engineering, engineering ethics, India, technology
A sea change is needed in India's construction industry

Free shots: India expands its ‘basket of choice in family planning’

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: India, injectable contraceptives, population control
But the latest population control tool risks making 'basket cases' of women.

Water, water, everywhere

Marcus Roberts | 19 October 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: India, population growth, water

The demographic “crossover” from China to India

Marcus Roberts | 19 August 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demographic decline, India

India’s war on women turns deadly

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: India, population control, sterilisation camps
Thirteen women have died as a result of the latest mass sterilisation camp.

Admirable Nobel decision unlikely to spur India-Pakistan peace

Saleem Ali | 14 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: India, Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistan
The history of the prize in galvanising peace between acrimonious countries is very discouraging.

More Males, Fewer Jobs

Marcus Roberts | 06 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, India, Male Population

What you can tell about a country’s future by looking at its gender balance

Prabir Bhattacharya | 29 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demography, India, Korea, Russia

An ageing India

Pascoal Carvalho | 24 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, FIAMC, India, Pope Francis

Good news from India

Marcus Roberts | 16 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: India, mortality rate, polio

India’s Slums

Marcus Roberts | 11 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: census, India, sex ratio, slums
All of India's slums are now included in the national census: the results are somewhat surprising.

It’s a girl: The three deadliest words in the world

Evan Grae Davis | 30 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, gendercide, India, sex selective abortion
An estimated 200 million girls are missing. How can the world community stand by and allow gendercide to continue? asks the maker of a documentary film on this scandal.

Indian “voluntary” population control

Marcus Roberts | 10 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: forced sterilisation, Gates Foundation, India
There are over 4 million forced sterilisations in India every year!

India sends last telegram. Stop.

Babette Francis | 03 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Hinduism, India, Islam
The end of an era brings back memories of a tragic love story during India's Partition.

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