Kerala, India - Non-birth control policy

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What is the population growth rate of Kerala compared to the rest of India?
9.4% in Kerala and 21.3% in the rest of India
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What is the infant mortality rate in Kerala compared to the rest of India?
10 infants per 1000 in Kerala and 33 in the rest of India
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What is the fertility rate in Kerala compared to the rest of India?
1.8 per 1000 in Kerala and 3.2 per 1000 in the rest of India
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What percentage of children are now born in a hospital?
95% of children born in hospital
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What is the literacy rate in Kerala?
91% literacy rate
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What is the population density of Kerala?
819 people per km2
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How many people live in Kerala?
32 million people
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What 2 actions are being taken to improve education and how does this help?
Literacy classes in village - can make informed family planning choices / Equal education for boys and girls - women find formal work and delay children
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What 2 actions are being taken more directly?
Free contraception and advice provided / Maternity leave for first 2 births only
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What improvements have been made to health care and how does this help?
Improving child healthcare with vaccination - reduces infant mortality
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What have posters been used to campaign?
Poster encourage higher marriage age - less time to have children
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What is provided for smaller families?
Retirement benefits for smaller families
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