Engelman's Nine Population Strategies To Stop Short Of 9 Billion

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The world population has gone from around 2 billion people in 1927 to around 7.4 billion people in 2016, that is 5.4 billion people increase in eighty-nine years, that is around 61 million people born every year. In the chapter Nine Population Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion, the author mentions nine different ways to help control the ever increasing world population. I will explain the different strategies the author highlighted in the chapter as well as other strategies that were not covered about controlling pregnancy and some data that support some of these techniques. We need to learn and teach birth control techniques an order to prevent the world resources from being used up and to prevent the utter destruction of the human race.
The strategies that were laid out in the chapter were: assuring universal access to a range of safe and effective contraceptive options for both sexes, guarantee education through secondary school for all, with particular focus on girls, eradicate gender bias from law, economic opportunity, health and culture, offer age-appropriate sexuality education for all students, end all policies that reward parents financially based on the number of their children, integrate teaching about population, environment, and
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Engelman talks about eradicating gender bias in the law, economy, health and in culture. I do agree that everyone is equal and that no sex is better. However, I really do not see how removing this bias will prevent pregnancy, since sex in most countries is not talked about openly and it is between the partner and not with the government. The government should allow all birth control to be covered under all private and public health insurance. Viagra is covered by almost all public and private medical insurance but birth control pills and other birth control methods are not covered by some private medical

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