ISSUES | TOTAL FERTILITY CONTROL
MANILA, Philippines — As Asia remains “on track to become one of the oldest regions” in the world in the next few decades, the need for domestic helpers also grows rapidly, the International Labor Organization (ILO) said yesterday.read more
The latest Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry data underlines the accelerating decline of Japan’s population with an ever-falling number of births.read more
As the population ages and shrinks, the country is making it easier for foreigners to work and become citizens.read more
Japan’s Fertility rate is among the lowest in the world.read more
America’s baby bust isn’t over. The nation’s birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, a government report shows, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years.read more
On Saturday, May 4, at noon, the doors of St. Patrick’s Cathedral were flooded by pro-lifers from around the stateread more
With low birthrates that are below replacement’s levels, Europe’s population is shrinking fast.read more
YOU KNOW THE story. Despite technologies, regulations, and policies to make humanity less of a strain on the earth, people just won’t stop reproducing.read more
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to issue a statement offering a state apology to those who were subject to forced sterilization under a now-defunct eugenics lawread more
Let’s not make them happen to us.read more
Aficionados of this blog will know that I love maps. Especially bright, colourful ones. One of my favourite books in my formative years was Chester Wilmot’s The Struggle for Europe.read more
Hungary wants to promote family support schemes.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has unveiled measures to boost the birth rate.
The nationalist government is anti-immigration and has fallen out with the EU over migrant quotas.