Adopting limited child policy
With the population rising at an alarming 36% to the point that it outpaces rice production. It is so that population control is an urgent concern. And the best strategy to go about population management is a comprehensive one – a multi-step. Meaning that education is really important but it isn’t the only step that we must take.
So here on government we continue current efforts on education like family planning both natural and artificial methods like we want to open the options for standard day methods, for condoms, IUD and all other options. But at the same time, we want to institute a 2 child policy.
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Once we achieve that, we can start rethinking about this policy. And the main goal is to have a cost effective population management and to promote responsible parenthood.
POI: you are trying to make the proposal soft, but will you agree that given that resources are limited and you want to create subsidies and you want to lessen the income the government gets then inevitably certain people will get hurt by your policy.
Of course, it is not a soft policy because at the same time, while we want to have population control management, we want to protect human rights and make sure that no one is harmed unnecessarily.
At the same time, we have enough funds for subsidies because the cost of giving subsidies and tax breaks will be significantly lesser than the cost we incur with unprecedented and rapid population growth. Let’s go to the first thing.
1. Why is the restriction of family size an important element of population control management?
Because now as you can see, having two children is the optimal level determined even by international organizations to have sustainable population growth. But how come in status quo education isn’t really enough? Why do you have to give them incentives? Because now, what happens is that, those incentives are not really enough because they don’t translate into concrete benefits. You need to show the families that once I just have two children, and help the government in managing the population, I will get...