Family planning success stories in Bangladesh and India
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Published by Population and Human Resources Dept., World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St NW., Washington 20433) .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh.,
  • India.


  • Birth control -- Bangladesh.,
  • Birth control -- India.

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Edition Notes

StatementMoni Nag.
SeriesPolicy research working papers ;, WPS 1041
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1041
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1468132M
LC Control Number93129170

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Bangladesh’s Family Planning Success Story: A Gender Perspective By Sidney Ruth Schuler, Syed M. Hashemi and Ann Hendrix Jenkins B angladesh has received considerable attention lately, in international de-velopment circles and in the media, as a country where a “reproductive revo-lution” is occurring in the absence of sig-. Downloadable! The Matlab Project in Bangladesh and the Kundam Project in India have demonstrated that a significant rise in contraceptive prevalence can occur in socioeconomic environments that are generally conducive to high fertility and mortality. The author describes the inputs and outputs of these two projects and tries to identify the factors underlying their success. Bangladesh has made remarkable achievements in reducing the average number of children per woman of reproductive age (total fertility rate – TFR). This figure was above seven in the early s, but, according to World Bank, it is now merely Bangladesh currently has the lowest TFR in South Asia. Najma Rizvi, a social anthropologist, assessed the reasons for this remarkable success in an. In celebration of World Population Day on J , we’re taking a look back at some of the year’s most powerful family planning stories on VITAL: Family Planning, Future Planning on World Population Day | By Pape GayeWhat will it take to create a healthy, prosperous world population as we grow past the billion mark?

A farcical novel about a lack of family planning in all senses, “Family Planning” tells the story of a New Delhi boy trying to start a band while navigating the complications of his huge family. Or maybe it’s the story of a half-deaf politician trying to lead two lives while keeping his dignity at home—and failing/5(28). Bangladesh has prioritized implementing the national action plan for postpartum family planning, reducing social and geographical disparity through providing regional family planning packages in Sylhet and Chittagong divisions, and addressing unmet need among adolescents and youth by operationalizing the national adolescent health strategy. Family planning in Bangladesh is carried out by government agencies and supported by non-government organisations. The Directorate General of Family Planning is the government agency responsible for family planning in Bangladesh. Marie Stopes Bangladesh is an international NGO that provides family planning services in Bangladesh.. In the population of Bangladesh was million, and by. Family Planning: Lessons from Kenya's success story Family Planning: Lessons from Kenya's success story A IZA Discussion paper found that rural women in .

  The examples of Malaysia, Brazil, Indonesia, Viet Nam, and other countries clearly demonstrate the linkage between family planning and economic development, he said. Hopefully that linkage works in Bangladesh as well. source: Family planning a success in Bangladesh: UNFPA - . The Matlab Project: Family Planning Success in Bangladesh N experimental project in Matlab, Bangladesh, pro- vides solid evidence that family planning programs can produce lasting in- creases in the use of modern contraceptives and achieve reductions in fertil- itv, even in a traditional rural society. The results of the Matlab Project suggest. The book also documents the change in donor interest in family planning over time. Initially, these activities were supported by private foundations in the United States of America. Later, the governments of the USA and of some European countries (Sweden, in particular) provided large-scale funding for family planning programmes.   Both helped drop Bangladesh's fertility rate from births per woman 35 years ago to in As one woman told Naila Kabeer, a London University professor of development studies, "The value of women is higher than that of men these days. Educate the whole family. In Bangalore, India, a program called Dil Mil (an abbreviation of.