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birth control, birth prevention, family planning(noun)
limiting the number of children born
birth control, especially when carried out by monogamous heterosexual couples
Family planning is the planning of when to have children, and the use of birth control and other techniques to implement such plans. Other techniques commonly used include sexuality education, prevention and management of sexually transmitted infections, pre-conception counseling and management, and infertility management. Family planning is choosing the number of children in a family and the length of time between their births. Family planning is sometimes used as a synonym for the use of birth control, however, it often includes a wide variety of methods, and practices that are not birth control. It is most usually applied to a female-male couple who wish to limit the number of children they have and/or to control the timing of pregnancy. Family planning may encompass sterilization, as well as abortion. Family planning services are defined as "educational, comprehensive medical or social activities which enable individuals, including minors, to determine freely the number and spacing of their children and to select the means by which this may be achieved".
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A large population is China's basic national condition so we must adhere to the basic state policy of family planning.
I am enraged, we have raised awareness and expectations. There is an increased demand for family planning services. What will we tell these women? They just want a chance to plan their families - is that too much to ask for?
One child or two children -- the Communist Party has no rights to decide how many children people want to have, from the central government all the way to the village level, do you know how many family planning officials the system employs?
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
There is a total emphasis on sterilization in India. Eighty-five percent of the expenditure for family planning is on incentives for sterilization, 13.5 percent is on equipment and salaries, and just 1.5 percent is on other forms of contraception.
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