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3) The focus of the whole population debate in India has mostly always been on women from sterilisation to reproductive health workers. Critically analyse the causes and suggest way forward.(250 words)

Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

3) The focus of the whole population debate in India has mostly always been on women from sterilisation to reproductive health workers. Critically analyse the causes and suggest way forward.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question aims to ascertain the gender angle associated with population control policies.

Key demand of the question:

The article highlights in detail the causes of prejudicial population policies prevalent in country and why they have always been centered on women.

Directive:

Critically analyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Highlight in general the population policies of India.

Body:

The article highlights in what way instead of punishing people with the two-child policy, the policy must give them information and tools to make a choice.

Discuss why the policies have always focused on controlling population through women despite the fact that the reproductive rights mostly have remained with Men.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what should be the way forward.

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