25 Feb '12, 5pm

Stop at two – Anything more was ‘anti social’ #singapore

Stop at two – Anything more was ‘anti social’ #singapore

the following is an excerpt from Sunday Monitor's 1984 National Day special article, '1966: Family planning the nation's priority': In 1966, the government was ready to move in. People were better educated, television had been running for several years, a network of 40 maternity and child health clinic established. The big, impressive FPA building on Dunearn Road, was taken over, the Singapore Family Planning and Population Board set up. A TV blitz began. The results were impressive. The Government set out to reach 180,000 or 60 per cent of all married women in the 15 – 44 age group. The aim was to reduce the birthrate from 32 to 20 per thousand. With a death rate of 5 per thousand, this would set an annual growth pattern of 1.5 per cent by 1970… The targets were not met. Only 156,556 women were reached. The birthrate fell to 21.8 per thousand by 1969. Failure was horrifyi...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2012/02/stop-at-two-anything-...

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