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Singapore’s fertility woes call for a rethink of sexual attitudes
Nick Chui | 31 July 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, population, Singapore
Frenzied attempts to boost birth rates in the city state ignore one key statistic: abortion rates.

The Pill: past its use-by date
Jennifer Roback Morse | 31 July 2008 | FEATURES |  
Actually, the whole idea that technology can deliver consequence-free sex has outlived its shelf life.

McCain and Obama were asked about the marriage amendment
Sheila Liaugminas | 31 July 2008 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
Guess who supports it and who opposes it?

Sweden’s education success story: private schools
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2008 | FAMILY EDGE |  
The archetypal nanny state combines public funding with private initiative and profit.

Uganda’s population an asset, not a problem, says president
Carolyn Moynihan | 29 July 2008 | FAMILY EDGE |  
'I do not agree with the alarmism over the high rate of population growth.'

Of all the public opinion polls…
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 July 2008 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
…of course the one that counts comes in November.

Back to the American voters
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 July 2008 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
Barack Obama and John McCain are focusing on the economy this week.

Soaring ideas…nailed down
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 July 2008 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
Sen. Obama’s Berlin speech got plenty of coverage and much of it fawning praise.

A Thousand Hills
Martyn Drakard | 26 July 2008 | FEATURES |  
The leadership of a remarkable soldier-president could turn the ruins of Rwanda into the Singapore of Africa.

Girls can do maths as well as boys
Carolyn Moynihan | 26 July 2008 | FAMILY EDGE |  
Researchers say it is time to abandon the stereotype of the girl who struggles with maths.

My summer (face) job
Carolyn Moynihan | 26 July 2008 | FAMILY EDGE |  
Chinese teenagers turn out to be just as vain as their Western counterparts.

Equality laws ‘holding women back’
Carolyn Moynihan | 25 July 2008 | FAMILY EDGE |  
The UK’s equality commissioner worries that maternity leave laws deprive fathers of their share of caring.

Smiles and laughter Down Under
Alex Perrottet | 25 July 2008 | FEATURES |  
What's it like to be part of the biggest youth festival on earth?

Raising free-range kids
Brian Lilley | 25 July 2008 | FEATURES |  
Helicopter parenting just doesn’t work with four kids and two pets to keep an eye on.

Big bother bites the dust
Bill Muehlenberg | 25 July 2008 | FEATURES |  
Celebrations are called for as a gutter TV show ends its run, but expect more heated battles in the future.

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