This program presents a broad overview of the problem of overpopulation and the attempts underway in several countries to meet the challenge of curbing population growth. Support for such programs by the United Nations and through the United States Agency for International Development are briefly discussed. Each country's customs and religous views are considered in designing the best solutions to offer men and women. Countries profiled include El Salvador, the Philippines, Liberia, Tunisia, India, and Korea. The programs in Korea are discussed in somewhat greater detail, as they are considered to have been more successful than efforts elsewhere. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on the threat overpopulation poses to the quality of life of the people, the health of children already born to a family, and the economic growth of the country.
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