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Topics: International Conference on Population and Development

Proposal for a Two-Child Policy in Indian State Advances to the Legislative Assembly



A state in north-eastern India has moved one step closer to implementing a population control policy which would enact stiff penalties for government employees who have more than two children. The Indian state of Assam is considering a proposal to introduce a two-child policy for government employees. If adopted, the measure would make Assam the twelfth state to have enacted such a policy. The proposal was released by the Assam Health and Family Welfare …

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Eliminating Poverty or Eliminating Children?



We are not alone in being suspicious of the United Nations when it comes to the life issues. Beginning with the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994, abortion advocates have been attempting to use the language of U.N. documents, as well as the statements of certain U.N. committees themselves–think the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)–to advance their agenda. There have been constant battles over …

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