Population and Family Planning Programmes: Human Needs and Human Numbers
Published Online: 22 MAR 2002
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Potts, M. and Guillebaud, J. 2002. Population and Family Planning Programmes: Human Needs and Human Numbers. eLS. .
- Published Online: 22 MAR 2002
Given a couple(woman)-centred perspective, world population stabilization is possible without coercion. Meeting human needs is an endeavour that must include providing the means for women to control their fertility and realise the potential to bring human numbers down: so permitting sustainable development on a planet with finite resources.
- demographic momentum;
- family planning;