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population control

n
(Sociology) a policy of attempting to limit the growth in numbers of a population, esp in poor or densely populated parts of the world, by programmes of contraception or sterilization
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Noun1.population control - control over the growth of population; a government program
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
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This was highlighted in an important event held in Islamabad on population control and family planning at a local hotel on Monday.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 3 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposed of a petition seeking direction to the Union of India for the enactment of a population control law.
We may kill the goose that lays the golden eggs if we listen to some alarmists who have recently filled the media with scaremongering predictions that the Philippine population will double from its present 109 million in the coming decades if we don't aggressively implement a population control program through the existing RH Law.
POPULATION CONTROL: Speakers at a seminar on Monday expressed concern over unprecedented population growth against scarce resources and termed it a scourge behind increasing poverty.
There is no valid argument against population control. As pointed out by the Supreme Court and the government in recent times, unbridled population growth is one of the most menacing factors standing in the way of development for Pakistan.
S T Vaughan, in the same edition, skirts around the issue identifying population control but choosing to look at what we are doing with plastics etc, rather than striking at the heart of the problem.
Amongst all this angst no-one, the politicians, the environmental experts, the climate professors, the scientists, the genuinely concerned protesters or the ones that hold weird and crackpot beliefs mention a threat far worse than Brexit or climate change - population control. I have for years mentioned this and even written to my MP.
It would be better to educate the masses on responsible dog ownership and population control measures.
This was stated by the DC while presiding over a meeting of District Coordination Committee for Population Control on Monday.
Hashim urged Ulemas to support the government in creating awareness among the people about population control.
KARACHI -- The Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted a private member's resolution on Tuesday urging the government to raise awareness regarding population control, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet.The Assembly met for two hours and 41 minutes.The sitting started at 1145 hours against the scheduled time of 1000 hours.The Speaker presided over the entire sitting while the Deputy Speaker was also present.The Leaders of the House and the Opposition did not attend the sitting.As many as 71 lawmakers (42%) were present at outset and 58 lawmakers (35%) at adjournment of the sitting.
Moved by a MQMP lawmaker, the House adopted a resolution recommending the provincial government to launch an awareness campaign regarding population control. As many as 10 lawmakers debated the resolution for an hour and nine minutes.