Gender equity and the population problem

Int J Health Serv. 2001;31(3):469-74. doi: 10.2190/9EPF-CWCM-DHE5-KA68.

Abstract

The central issue with which this essay is concerned is the relation between (1) high fertility rates and (2) the low decisional power--indeed subjugation--of women.

MeSH terms

  • Birth Rate
  • Cultural Characteristics
  • Family Planning Policy
  • Female
  • Freedom
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • India / epidemiology
  • Population Growth*
  • Power, Psychological
  • Social Justice*
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Women's Health*