September 17, 2018
When the Chinese Communist Party implemented a “comprehensive two-child policy” in early 2016, outside observers assumed that it would be voluntary. And why should they not? To all appearances, this was a dramatic relaxation—a doubling, no less–of the restrictive one-child policy. But appearances can be deceiving, especially where China is concerned. Instead of enjoying a new dawn of reproductive freedom, Chinese couples are actually being herded into something resembling reproductive servitude.
July 10, 2015
On July 11th, the United Nations will celebrate its 26th World Population Day. The point of this annual exercise is to raise money to promote abortion, sterilization and contraception among poor and vulnerable women by alarming us about the dangers of global population growth. The problem with this narrative is that, in many regions of the world, the population is declining, not growing. About half the world’s population lives in “low-fertility” countries, where women have …
March 22, 2004
Press Release Source:Population Research Institute US Census Bureau Report on Slowing Global Population Growth Reveals Need to End Costly Population Control Programs, says PRI Monday March 22, 5:24 pm ET WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire/ — “It’s time for the population control movement to call off the dogs,” said Steven Mosher, president of Population Research Institute (PRI), a human rights group dedicated to dispelling the myth that the world is overpopulated. “The population explosion it predicted …