Iran Scales Back Birth Control Programs, Seeks Baby Boom
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Iran Scales Back Birth Control Programs, Seeks Baby Boom

Tehrān : Iran | Aug 02, 2012 at 3:29 PM PDT
Source: International Business Times
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Although half of Iran's population of 75 million people is under 35, the country's annual growth rate has plunged to 1.2 percent from 3.9 percent in 1986 (it's among the highest rate in the world at the time). Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned that the birth control program, in place... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times
 
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    Iran's health ministry said it plans to scrap a state-supported birth control campaign in favor of a campaign to encourage larger families. "The budget for the population control program has been fully eliminated and such a project no longer exists...

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