Niger

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  • Created on: 15-04-15 10:45
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  • Niger
    • LEDC in West Africa
    • Population has grown by 13 million in 50 years
      • High growth rate of 3%
    • Highest birth rate in the world of 7.1
      • Children are a source of wealth to families
      • High infant mortality rate
      • Little education about family planning
      • Low marriage age of 15
        • Woman have a long reproductive life
    • Death rate decreasing
      • Babies inoculated against diseases
      • Better supplies of clean water
      • People are eating better diets
      • More clinics and hospitals
      • Better living conditions
    • Solutions
      • Increase number using family planning from 15-20%
        • Educating religious leaders and especially women
      • Increase the legal marriage age from 15 to 18
        • Taking 3 years off a women's reproductive life

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