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UN Report: Reproductive Rights Influence Family Size





Family size is closely linked to reproductive rights, according to the State of World Population 2018 report.

The U.N. report says people in developed countries tend to have lower fertility rates because of greater access to family planning services, modern contraceptives and age-appropriate sex education.

The director of the U.N. Population Fund office in Geneva, Monica Ferro, says in places where reproductive rights are constrained, either due to lack of resources or government mandates, people have a limited ability to choose the size of their families.

“Many sub-Saharan African countries, for example, have fertility rates of four or more births per woman,” Ferro read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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