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13. Fertility Attitudes and Practices

Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) Surveys show that most women are having more children than they would prefer to have. Further, studies show that the vast majority of women know about various forms of contraception. One World Bank study has shown that family planning programs have little impact unless they are attended by improved living standards and increasing status of women. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Desired Number of Children in Bolivia 10:40 - Chapter 2. Ideal Number of Children Across Countries 19:34 - Chapter 3. Anecdotes on Contraception in Kenya Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: This course was recorded in Spring 2009.
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