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National training on family planning will be offered

Friday, April 29, 2022 By Linda Peterson Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY – The Diocese of Salt Lake City is seeking individuals interested in becoming Certified Natural Family Planning Practitioners. They must be prepared to commit to advising engaged couples preparing for marriage in the diocese for at least two years. In exchange, the diocese […]

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North Country Family Health Center Celebrates 25 Years at Case Middle School | WWTI

WATERTOWN, NY (WWTI) – School health in the Watertown City School District has reached a new milestone. On April 29, the North Country Family Health Center celebrated its 25th year serving Case Middle School students. Over the past two and a half decades, the center has grown to provide not only general health services, but […]

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Erie County Family Planning Center

Location Jesse Nash Health Center608 William StreetBuffalo, NY 14206Phone: 716.858.2779Fax: 716.858.7023directions Hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. About the Center The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) Family Planning Center provides confidential, non-judgmental, comprehensive, and patient-centered reproductive services regardless of age, gender, race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation and/or disability. At […]

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Ontario Association of Family Health Teams Response to Ontario’s Spring 2022 Budget

TORONTO, April 29, 2022 /CNW/ – On behalf of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) members across the province, AFHTO welcomes investments in home care, mental health care and health human resources in the 2022 Ontario Budget, from Ontario Plan to build. The investments will help strengthen the critical areas of home […]

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Government and Partners Launch New Commitments for Family Planning | The new times

The government of Rwanda, with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched 2030 commitments on family planning. The new pledges that launched on Thursday, April 28, will replace the Family Planning 2020 pledges that officials said needed to be revamped. “The population has […]

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St Luke’s Family Health Center

A new healthcare facility is set to open in the Poconos. Located off Memorial Boulevard in Tobyhanna, you will find the center of the mountain. A building that offers several resources committed to meeting the needs of families and children. Its newest addition brings a medical facility into the mix. St. Luke’s Family Medicine, Tobyhanna, […]

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Ontario Association of Family Health Teams Response to Ontario’s Spring 2022 Budget

TORONTO, April 29, 2022 /CNW/ – On behalf of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) members across the province, AFHTO welcomes investments in home care, mental health care and health human resources in the 2022 Ontario Budget, from Ontario Plan to build. The investments will help strengthen the critical areas of home […]

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St. Luke Tobyhanna Family Health Facility

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A new healthcare facility is set to open in the Poconos. Located off Memorial Boulevard in Tobyhanna, you will find the center of the mountain. A building that offers several resources committed to meeting the needs of families and children. Its newest addition brings a medical facility into the […]

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A Family Affair: From NICU Patients to UAB Graduates – News

Years after spending 87 days in a neonatal intensive care unit, Tara Wood and her twin daughters are now UAB alumni using their life experiences to help others. Written by: Laura Gasque and Hannah EcholsMedia Contact: Hannah Echols After spending 87 days in the NICU with her twin daughters, Tara Wood decided to become a […]

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Wealth Guide: Family Health Insurance – Factors to Consider Before Buying – Expert Suggests These Tips

Wealth Guide: Family Health Insurance – Protecting your family from any financial distress that may arise due to an unforeseen medical condition is one of a person’s top priorities. A person can achieve financial security from these unforeseen circumstances by purchasing a family health insurance policy. A family health insurance plan is a type of […]

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Unmet need for family planning among married women in Zambia: lessons from the 2018 Demographic and Health Survey | BMC Women’s Health

The promotion of contraception is important in reducing fertility and affects maternal morbidity and mortality in most developing countries [1]. Globally, 12% of women who are married or in union were estimated to have unmet need for family planning in 2017; this meant that twelve out of 100 married women who wanted to stop or […]

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For Cori and Allan Davy, volunteering is a family affair

MINDEMOYA—Cori and Allan Davy were adamant they didn’t want any fame as volunteers when The Expositor approached them for an interview, but then realized that talking about the time they give to organizations would encourage others to manifest. And they’ve given plenty of time over the years. Mrs. Davy is very active in 4H, a […]

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The Biden boys are a family affair

Roger Oberbeck: the good things The Joe Biden family has contracts with Chinese citizen businessmen who have direct ties to those at the top of China’s intelligence agency. They are men with business dealings with Biden’s son, Hunter, and the president’s brother, James, involving sums as noted. • Che Feng: $20 million – business partner […]

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Hodges appointed Bell Outreach Officer for Family and Health Initiatives | Region

BELTON – Bell County welcomes a new county extension officer for family and community health. Last week, the Bell County Court of Commissioners and the Bell County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service welcomed Beverly Hodges as the county’s newest Family and Community Health Extension Officer. Hodges will assume his new role on May 2. Most […]

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SFH Announces Expansion in Ghana Launching Gold Circle, FLEX Condoms and More

Society for Family Health (SFH) International, has expanded its family planning and other products in Ghana to replicate vital global interventions in HIV/AIDS prevention, family planning and reproductive health. The extension also aims to ensure healthier lives for all Ghanaians. The launch event, held in Accra on Friday, unveiled the organization’s social marketing products, namely […]

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Bass Pro Shops plans to open a family health center in Springfield this fall

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Bass Pro Shops plans to open a new family health center this fall. The center intends to provide health care services to Bass Pro Shops employees and their families in the Springfield area. According to a recent announcement from Bass Pro Shops, the facility will be located in the former Greyhound […]

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Opening of a new office space for Boone County Family Resources

Boone County Family Resources staff members worked up to three deep in offices at its former location on Walnut Street. The leaders of the social services agency have come to a conclusion. It was time to change. The agency purchased land on West Ash Street from MBS Book Exchange, and new 34,590 square foot office […]

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Adopt family planning to cope with economic hardship – Commissioner

Anambra’s health commissioner, Dr. Afam Obidike, advised women and families to embrace family planning to cope with economic hardship. He made the call at The Challenge Initiative (TCI) End of Project Dissemination Meeting and Family Planning Cost Implementation Plan Launch Friday in Awka with the theme “Journey to Self-Reliance from state government and chronicles lasting […]

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Family Wellness: Planning for a Healthy and Sustainable Spring

April is a month that celebrates mother nature, especially Earth Day. But it’s important to be durable all year round, and spring is the perfect time to start. Additionally, according to the USDA, take-out food prices are expected to rise this year, with even larger increases predicted for take-out and restaurant prices. That’s why Michigan […]

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Trahan announces $2 million to improve the Lawrence Family Health Center | Merrimack Valley

LAWRENCE — Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) visited state and community leaders Thursday morning at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center to announce federal funding of $2 million. The money, Trahan explained, will be used to expand primary health care services available to patients at the 700 Essex St. facility. The group toured the facility and […]

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Trahan announces $2 million to improve Lawrence Family Health Center

April 21—LAWRENCE — Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) visited state and community leaders Thursday morning at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center to announce $2 million in federal funding. The money, Trahan explained, will be used to expand primary health care services available to patients at the 700 Essex St. facility. The group toured the facility […]

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Arnprior and District Family Health Team victim of computer breach

The Arnprior Regional Health team acknowledged the unauthorized activity and immediately attempted to shut down the cybersecurity incident. The Arnprior and District Family Health Team (ADFHT) is the latest victim of a cybersecurity breach in its information technology (IT) system which took place on December 21, 2021. ADFHT purchases computer services from Arnprior Regional Health […]

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Society for Family Health (SFH) expands operations in Ghana to transform health outcomes

Country Manager at SFH International Ghana, Mrs. Theresa Maame Ekua Galley The Society for Family Health International Ghana (SFHIG) is about to launch its operations and products in the Ghanaian market to ensure improved health services and access to reproductive health services for Ghanaians. The organization, part of the emerging pan-African non-governmental organization (NGO) SFH […]

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Arnprior Regional Health Determines Arnprior and District Family Health Team Data Trapped by Computer System Breach

ARNPRIOR, Ontario, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jay Johnston, Chair of the Arnprior and District Family Health Team (ADFHT) Board of Directors, and Karen Simpson, CEO of the ADFHT , issued the following joint statement: “On December 21, 2021, Arnprior Regional Health (ARH), a regional leader and hub for certain acute and long-term care […]

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A Family Affair – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of Pittsburgh

It’s a Wrap!Throwback to the past week on Pittsburgh Today Live! 2 hours ago Fish Fry Friday: Epiphany ChurchMikey Hood continues his hunt for the best fish sandwich in Pittsburgh and can be found today at Epiphany Church in downtown Pittsbugh! 2 hours ago Towards the marathon: a family affairPittsburgh Today Live’s Celina Pompeani-Matheson catches […]

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Throwing at Polar Park is truly a family affair for Thomas Pannone

(L to R) Tom Sr. (father), WooSox pitcher Thomas, Claire Holmes (girlfriend), Cindy (mother), Lauren (sister) – Photo: Brendan McGair It was late Sunday night after a long day of travel – a flight home from Jacksonville to be exact. Back at his apartment, just under 100 yards from Polar Park, Thomas Pannone discovered that […]

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Gender equality, family planning missing from U.S. city climate plans: Report

American women and people of diverse gender identities are disproportionately affected by climate change, but city climate plans fail to address family planning or gender equity solutions, a new report found. The report, released by the Center for Biological Diversity on Tuesday, looked at 21 climate plans in cities across the country, whose total population […]

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Why is family planning so centered on women?

Sterilization as a method of contraception is on the rise. For decades, India has relied on female sterilization as the primary method of contraception. Apart from the fact that vasectomies are safer and non-invasive, its reversal is also considerably safer than tubectomies. According to NFHS-5, 37.9% of women use sterilization to prevent unwanted pregnancies, far […]

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Dr. Dieter Poenn retires from the Northeast Manitoulin Family Health Team

Dr. Dieter Poenn with a starry blanket given to him on his last day at the Wiikwemkoong Health Center. LITTLE CURRENT—A suitably relaxed Dr. Dieter Poenn sits in his chair in The Expositor’s office fresh from his rounds at Manitoulin Centennial Manor to talk about… his retirement? Dr. Poenn laughs, apparently this whole retirement thing […]

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MCC, Mohave Health Coalition Host Long-Awaited Family Health Fair for Community Members – The Bee -The Buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

MOHAVE COUNTY – The Mohave Health Coalition and Mohave Community College are teaming up to host a family health fair. The fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 23 at MCC’s Bullhead City campus, 3400 AZ-95, bldg. 600. Many presentations will take place in other campus buildings. Building 400 will house […]

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Attorney General Tong joins coalition fighting to protect family planning funding

Press Releases 04/12/2022 Attorney General Tong joins coalition fighting to protect family planning funding 23 Attorney General’s Group Case File in Support of Biden-Harris Administration’s Rule Restoring Access to Title X Funding (Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong has filed a lawsuit to protect access to reproductive health care and restore federal funding for […]

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Save Federal Family Planning Funds | Seattle weather

Affordable reproductive health and family planning resources shouldn’t be controversial, but in recent years these vital services have become collateral damage in culture wars. This is why US Senator Patty Murray’s efforts to restore federal Title X funding for family planning are so important. Until abortion opponents tire of using the subsidy program as a […]

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Scheffler’s journey to the masters a real family affair | Sports News

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Reporter AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Not long ago, Scott Scheffler stood on the green behind Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey, dutifully clutching a flashlight as his only son — just 5 or 6 on time – hitting shots in the dark. And if one of Scottie Scheffler’s wayward […]

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Appleton’s Mosaic Family Health obtains ARPA grant to relocate and expand care

APPLETON- Family Health Mosaica downtown clinic providing health care to low-income Fox Valley residents, will use millions of dollars in COVID relief funds to relocate its clinic and expand services. The organization received more than $7.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding from Governor Tony Evers on March 8. The funding comes with specific […]

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Financial literacy is a family affair.

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Managing the demands of everyday family life rarely leaves time for lesson planning. As a result, parents often seek out teachable moments as they happen. To support parents in their search for teachable moments, the Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) has partnered with the Peoria Unified School […]

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The ERC is a family affair for the Herczigs

While Norbert Herczig is already a full-fledged Team MRF Tires driver with several FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) podiums under his belt, his son Patrik is taking his first steps into international rallying. Both drivers were in action at the Azores Rallye last month, with Patrik making his championship debut in the Clio Trophy by […]

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Some women question their family planning choices due to environmental concerns

Some people wonder if they should have children because of the climate crisis. More than half of respondents in a recent poll said environmental concerns had caused them to reconsider having children. Amanda Opuszynski, 35, is trying to get pregnant with her first child. But amid the excitement and frustrations of trying to conceive, she […]

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Amref Health Africa launches project to expand family planning in drought-prone and chronically food-insecure areas of Ethiopia – Ethiopia

In partnership with WE-Action and Kulich Youth Reproductive Health and Development Organisation, Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia has launched a five million euro project entitled “Scaling up Family Planning for Resilience Building” funded by the European Union. Implemented in the regions of Oromia, Amhara, Afar and SNNPR, the project aims to improve the social cohesion, […]

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Finding her future: How new family planning methods helped a teenage mother in Rwanda

Chanceline Nyiraneza’s life took a turn for the worse when she became pregnant at 17, while still in high school. She dropped out of school, was abandoned by her boyfriend, and lost the support of her family. The consequences of an unwanted pregnancy turned out to be a huge burden for the teenager. Although her […]

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Jill Duggar reveals family health update following COVID-19 diagnosis

Jill (Duggar) Dillard shared some good news with fans on Instagram on Saturday. the old counting on The star has tested negative for COVID-19, nearly two weeks after she and her husband, Derick Dillard, tested positive for the virus. However, their son Samuel tested positive. Jill’s diagnosis also came just days after her pregnancy announcement. […]

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My migraine diagnosis was a family affair

In some families, and perhaps in some cultures, you are unofficially diagnosed with a condition before you are actually diagnosed with it. This was certainly the case in my family of black Southern women on my mother’s side. In a large family, everyone is an expert in one area or another. Sometimes they are real […]

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Ribbon cutting on the new SNCO Family Planning Center

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A new family planning program with the Shawnee Co. Department of Health is ready to open. The Ministry of Health on Wednesday held an official ceremony to launch its family planning program. It is said to provide services such as preventing and achieving pregnancy. The program will discuss the client’s reproductive […]

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Rwanda: Reclaiming her future – How new family planning methods helped a teenage mother in Rwanda

Chanceline Nyiraneza’s life took a turn for the worse when she became pregnant at 17, while still in high school. She dropped out of school, was abandoned by her boyfriend, and lost the support of her family. The consequences of an unwanted pregnancy turned out to be a huge burden for the teenager. Although her […]

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McAllen Public Library Hosts Community Family Health Fair

– Advertising – The McAllen Public Library will be hosting a Community Family Health Fair on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Main Library on 23rd Nolana Street and Avenue. Courtesy Image Mega Doctor News The McAllen Public Library will be hosting a Community Family Health Fair on Saturday, […]

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A Family Affair: Maaco Indianapolis

Mohammed Sayyah graduated from Tristate University with a degree in chemical engineering, a field he worked in for almost nine years. During this time, he realized that his real goal was to start a family business. Click here to read more (Left to right) Leana, Mohammed, Mona and Jay Sayyah Sayyah and his brother investigated […]

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Center for Family Health Column: How Health Disparities Affect Health

By: Dr. Rose Johnson and Nate Nimtz JACKSON, MI – Health disparities exist when a group of people within a community have better or worse health outcomes than other populations. These disparities can be seen in almost every aspect of health, including the quality of health care received, as well as access to and use […]

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Family affair this year | The star

PETALING JAYA: When Jamaliah Yaacob returned from Friday prayers and was greeted by her son Azlan Esa at the door, she was pleasantly surprised and filled with “happiness and gratitude”. Like many other families, the 73-year-old woman and her husband Esa Kasid, 76, cherish the chance to spend Ramadan together after two years of separation […]

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GEORGIA’S FAMILY PLANNING SYSTEM AWARDED $8.3 MILLION TO

Atlanta, Georgia, April 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With over 40% of Title X customers in Georgia uninsured and over 66% living below the federal poverty level ($26,500 for a family four people in 2021), the work of Georgia Family Planning Systems is much needed. The Georgia Family Planning System (GFPS) (www.georgiafamilyplanning.org) operates under the […]

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California attorney general defends federally funded family planning program and testing services for underserved communities

April 1, 2022 – OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday defended access to essential federally funded preventive care and family planning services provided by the Title X program. Attorney General Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James lead a coalition of 23 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in Ohio […]

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THE FAMILY PLANNING SYSTEM OF GEORGIA AWARDED $8.3 MILLION TO PROVIDE FAMILY PLANNING AND PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES ACROSS THE STATE

Atlanta, Georgia, April 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With over 40% of Title X customers in Georgia uninsured and over 66% living below the federal poverty level ($26,500 for a family four people in 2021), the work of Georgia Family Planning Systems is much needed. The Georgia Family Planning System (GFPS) (www.georgiafamilyplanning.org) operates under the […]

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Family affair! Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck took daughter Emme on a date to the batting cages

Jennifer Lopez and her 14-year-old daughter, Emme Muñiz, joined Ben Affleck in his favorite pastime on Tuesday: baseball. When the trio weren’t at a Boston Red Sox game, they decided to hit the batting cages at a well-known amusement center in Sherman Oaks, Calif. The blended family were dressed casually for the afternoon activity – […]

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THE GEORGIA FAMILY PLANNING SYSTEM HAS AWARDED $8.3 MILLION TO

Atlanta, Georgia, April 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With over 40% of Title X customers in Georgia uninsured and over 66% living below the federal poverty level ($26,500 for a family four people in 2021), the work of Georgia Family Planning Systems is much needed. The Georgia Family Planning System (GFPS) (www.georgiafamilyplanning.org) operates under the […]

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‘Don’t punish states for successfully implementing family planning’: Opposition members

Members of the opposition in Rajya Sabha said on Friday that states which have successfully implemented a family planning program should not be punished and that any law aimed at controlling the population should be done through democratic means and not by coercion. Participating in a discussion on the Population Regulation Bill, 2019 – a […]

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Family Planning: ‘Don’t Punish States for Successfully Implementing Family Planning’: Opposition Members

Members of the opposition in Rajya Sabha said on Friday that states which have successfully implemented a family planning program should not be punished and that any law aimed at controlling the population should be done through democratic means and not by coercion. Participating in a discussion on the Population Regulation Bill, 2019 – a […]