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On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, announced the final approval of the Population Growth Plan. The plan is Ali Khamenei’s executive policy, proposed since 2013, to keep women at home under the pretext of regenerating or increasing the population. In early May 2013, the mullahs’ supreme leader spoke …

If you were at COP26 this week, you might have seen a massive (but still quite cute) inflatable baby wearing a slogan (“smaller families, fresher planet”) t-shirt floating around the international summit on the weather. It was installed by the activist group Population Matters to highlight what it sees as the growing problem of overpopulation. …

Human Rights Watch warned on Wednesday that a new Iranian law to raise the birth rate would put women’s lives at risk by denying them access to reproductive health care. The bill, which is expected to become law later this month, offers various additional benefits to families with children and prohibits sterilization and free distribution …

Posted November 10, 2021 Federal Republic of Nigeria Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, said the country’s economy may not be able to create as many jobs as the country needs due to its rate of high population growth. He made this statement during his opening speech at the fourth annual Impact Investors Foundation conference …

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) – Grease, mayonnaise, rags, butter, sanitary wipes, shortening are just a few of the sickly things that leak down sewer lines. At an increasing rate, the pipes in Polk County are clogging. At the end of the week, an 18-inch pipe on North Florida Avenue between Aida Street and Griffin Road became …

Data from the 2020 decennial census show that as the populations of Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto have increased over the past 10 years, they have become more diverse. The population of the three cities increased significantly between 2010 and 20, with Hutto’s population nearly doubling. During this period, the growth of most non-white populations …

TOKYO >> The growth in the number of Japanese nationals living in Tokyo has slowed as fewer people have moved to the capital following the COVID-19 outbreak. As of Jan. 1, the population of Japanese nationals in Tokyo had grown by 39,493, according to a survey, and the population was up 0.3% from the previous …

A great story of the COVID-19 pandemic has centered around where people decide to move, especially since many workers are no longer tied to their trips to the office. In Washington state, the Office of Financial Management publishes an annual review of every population center statewide. The growth rate is calibrated for the month of …

One official said Iran now has the lowest birth rate in the Middle East after experiencing the fastest decline in births in the past three decades. Saleh Ghasemi, head of the Center for Strategic Population Research, told a local news agency that the current birth rate is 1.6 for every woman of childbearing age. He …