January 31, 2005

According to new figures released by the UN, global birth rates fell to the lowest level in recorded history with the average woman in the developing world having 2.9 children, down from an average of nearly 6 babies in the 1970s. UN demographers also predict that fertility in most of the developing world will fall below the replacement level (2.1 children per woman) before the end of the 21st century. Factors leading to falling birth rates include increased level education for women and the use of contraceptives.


January 23, 2005

I'm reworking the entire back-end of the site so there will not be updates for a few days. In the meantime, some pictures from the site are posted on Orkut .





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