The Right Lessons to Draw as India Overtakes China's Population
India will become the world’s most populous country earlier than anticipated. It would however be counterproductive to take coercive steps towards population control.
Christophe Z. Guilmoto
How a Village in Delhi Influenced Public Healthcare in India
The periurban space of Najafgarh has been a site of continuous experimentations in delivering rural primary healthcare since the 1930s. The model of the health visitor developed there has worked its…
Planning the Family, Planning the Nation
India’s family planning programme advertised the small middle-class family as a means to develop the nation. But its top-down approach meant that sterilisations became the default contraceptive…