INDIA: Flood of Babies

Of all the places in the free world where a birth-control congress could count on local interest in the subject, India was No. 1. Speaking in New Delhi last week to the Sixth International Conference on Planned Parenthood, Britain's Sir Julian Huxley warned that India's "failure to solve her population problem will be a political and social disaster," while "success will secure her leadership in Asia and give hope to the world at large." Biologist Huxley called it absurd that in India's second five-year plan $14 million is being spent on malaria control, which "will certainly increase population, as...

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