This is a thread for news and other articles that refer to one-child families and related matters. Please post links to news here! My thanks in advance to you for posting.
Sir Bob Geldof calls for women to have fewer children:
(Not specifically about one-child families, but I think related to smaller families benefitting the environment.)
Here is an article by Alexandra Paul on the "Daly News", in which she advocates for smaller families, particularly for people to have one-child families:
In the article, she writes that
"My message is clear: I recommend one child per couple to lower the population, avert future famines, and avoid wars over water. If that sounds radical, then maybe it is time for radicalism. In a culture that bemoans a falling fertility rate because it will damage the economy — instead of praising smaller families because it means less crowding, more nature and better quality of life for all — there is great need for more voices of sanity. Voices like Edward Abbey who said, “Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” "
Very interesting article. I can see people having a problem with what A. Paul wrote though. So many people see procreation as a biological right but not a biological responsibility. I believe the two go hand in hand. Smaller families make more sense now days....financially and even emotionally in the time spent with children.
Thanks for sharing