Alarms about crashing fertility rates are going off around the world. Is the Faeroe Islands, an autonomous nation within the Kingdom of Denmark that has long been Europe’s most fertile country, going the way of its Nordic neighbors? If so, why?
As India surpasses China to become the world’s most populous nation, attention is on its family planning programs, which place the onus on women and rely heavily on female sterilization. Demographers are urging more engagement with men and a shift to temporary contraceptive methods.