Women and girls are being held responsible for national and global demographics by under- and over-population scaremongers alike.
There is a baby drought! Except it seems to be a drought of a very particular kind of baby ...
Premature babies are on the increase in Australia. Timothy Moss, senior research fellow at the Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute of Medical Research, examines the difficult conundrum.
Population minister Tony Burke wants to make some things clear: there is no 2050 population target; natural growth rates are different to birth rate; and net migration rates are different to permanent migration rates.
India's health minister has proposed a new plan to tackle the country's over-population problem by hooking every village up to electricity so people spend more time watching TV, and less time having sex.