How the Philippines failed

How the Philippines failed - New York Times, March 22, 2003
NYT examines the Philippines' lack of population control: ...The Philippines is often compared with Thailand, which has a particularly active family planning program. In the 1970's, both countries had populations of about 50 million and economies of similar sizes. Three decades later there are about 10 million more people in Thailand and about 30 million more in the Philippines. Experts say the main cause of runaway population growth is the failure of the Philippine government to educate the public, to promote family planning and to make low-cost contraceptives widely available...
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