Chapter 9 Population Analysis

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. …show more content…
The best way to make sure people are practicing safe sex is to educate them about ways to prevent pregnancy and to verbally and visually explain different types of birth control. When you start educating both boys and girls at an early age about sex, you give them the chance to know about sex and different ways to be safe instead of letting them figure sex out by themselves which could lead to an unplanned pregnancy. This dependency on education has been proven to work as well. Countries such as The Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, France and Germany all have very pro-sex in their culture, however they all have lower teen pregnancy, abortions and STDs then the United States. These pro-sex countries allow children as young as kindergarten to learn about sex and not to ashamed of it but embrace their sexuality, but the kids are taught to embrace their sexuality in a safe …show more content…
The best way to prevent pregnancy 100% of the time is abstinence, but there is a proper way to teaching it. You can talk about abstinence but do not make that the only option. If we taught our daughters to be independent, confident, and to believe that they are beautiful at a very young age, then that will prevent them from looking for ‘love’ when they get in their teen years, and in the end prevent unwanted teen pregnancy. There is also around a dozen different ways to prevent pregnancy. They are mostly for women but there is a male birth control injection currently in trial. The best birth control options are the IUD (intrauterine device) and an implant – which is a small capsule like device that is place in a female’s arm. However, these new advance birth control options are expensive and need to either be put in by a doctor or with instructions by a doctor. Other options include Depo (the shot), pills, ring (sits against your cervix), and the patch (placed on skin) are other cheap and easy to transport options as well but if used incorrectly their likelihood of preventing pregnancy decreases. The birth control that is cheap, works very well, and is easy to transport are male and female condoms. Male condoms can be between 98-99% effective and female condoms are around 95% effective and these types of birth control are the only ones that can prevent

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