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How to prevent population growth?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Feb 13, 2020

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Answered Jan 16, 2020

In some cases, population growth can be good for a region. However, if the growth gets too out of control, it can lead to overpopulation. Overpopulation occurs when a region is too crowded that it would lead to deterioration of the region. There are many ways to prevent this from happening.

One is through adequate health services in a region. When there are adequate health services, women have access to birth control, which can help prevent more babies from being born. Along with that, there needs to be more medical facilities in built-in areas to help with family planning and contraception education.


D. Peter

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Answered Dec 17, 2019

There are several ways to prevent population growth. The problem of child marriage is rampant in certain countries, such as India, and marrying too young can lead to a long span for giving birth. Studies show that women with access to reproductive health services will break out of poverty more easily. Working women are far more likely to practice birth control.

The development of medical facilities is also of the utmost importance. In some countries, hospitals are restricted to urban centers, which results in a high infant mortality rate in rural areas. Family planning and the use of contraceptives should be mandatory and not optional.


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Answered Dec 10, 2019

There are various things that will be done in order to reduce population growth. One of the things that people can do is to increase the taxation of parents who would have more children. Another option is to educate people about the use of contraception. It seems that there are still some people in various parts of the world who are not familiar with contraception at all.

Now is the chance for people to know more about it so that they will know the benefits. There is also a need for women to become more empowered. The more that people know their rights, the more that they will use birth control or let their husbands know about it. Abortion is another option, but a lot of people will oppose this.


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