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• The government in Pakistan is under pressure to seek a solution for the country's overpopulation. The Supreme Court stepped in to urge and encourage those to limit children to two per family.
• Reducing population growth in low-income countries is key to ending poverty, how can donors help drive support to developing countries to address this matter?
• Here's an in depth look at the overpopulation crisis and the dangers if not stopped.
Pakistan is working to combat overpopulation and lift the country out of poverty.
The Supreme Court asked officials and leaders to take action on population control and encourage families to only have two children on Tuesday, the Times of India reports.
"The increasing population is a burden on the country's resources. It is about the future of the next generation”
Poverty is considered to be the leading cause of overpopulation. Lack of education and higher death rates in poverty-stricken countries lead families to keep trying to have healthy babies.
Read the full article about Pakistan's attempt to curb overpopulation by Leah Rodriguez at Global Citizen