Issue 088 of New Internationalist
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June 1980 - Issue 088 - The rich, the poor and the pregnant
On this day, 300,000 women had a baby, and 120,000 had an abortion. What such figures add up to is the need for family planning to be made available to all who want it - not to reduce the numbers of the poor, but to give them more control over their own health and their own lives. We look at the intricate links between poverty and family planning.
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