India began grappling with the magnitude of its population even before it became independent in 1947; it was labelled a crisis in the 1970s when the government of Indira Gandhi carried out mandatory sterilizations, en masse. But since those dark days, the country has emerged as a leader in the field, adopting the language of “reproductive health and rights.” Being surgically sterilized seems an extreme form of contraception for a young woman.
Source: The Globe and Mail
News on Family Planning
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