The theme of this year’s (2018) world population day is “family planning as a human right,” and the npc chairman believes that the limited exercise of this right has resulted in nigeria’s sustained high fertility rate of 55 per cent with six children per nigerian woman.
Modern contraceptive method mix varies greatly across the 69 fp2020 focus countries figure 13 shows the most commonly used modern method in each country (defined as the single method that makes up the largest proportion of the method mix.
News about families and family life commentary and archival information about families and family life from the new york times. Considered a modern method in demographic and health sur-veys (dhs) the dhs are the international standard for population-based surveys in surveys in rwanda, peru and the philippines, sdm is considered—along with sterilization, hor-monal contraceptives, condoms, and iuds— as a modern method of family planning.
Pritchetts just aren’t cut out for the post-modern world the co-creators of abc’s popular sitcom modern family, steve levitan and christopher lloyd, have confirmed they’re intending to end the show with its upcoming tenth season. A study of public family planning service usage found that use s from the wealthiest quintile outnumbered those from the poorest quintile in 13 of the 20 developing countries examined, and that the contraceptive prevalence rate is significantly higher amongst the wealthiest quintile in all 20 countries.
Contemporary notions of family planning, however, tend to place a woman and her childbearing decisions at the center of the discussion, as notions of women's empowerment and reproductive autonomy have gained traction in many parts of the world. Natural family planning has shown very weak and contradictory results in pre-selecting the gender of a child, with the exception of a nigerian study at odds with all other findings because of these remarkable results, an independent study needs to be repeated in other populations.
It is worth noting that all these interventions are about 10 times as cost-effective as antiretroviral treatment of aids, the role of family planning programmes in contemporary fertility transitions, in: jones gw et al, eds, the record of family planning programs, studies in family planning, 1976, 7(1):1-40.