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Papuan Perspectives on Family Planning, Fertility and Birth Control

  title={Papuan Perspectives on Family Planning, Fertility and Birth Control},
  author={Jenny Munro},
Papuan perspectives on family planning have historically emphasised political concerns that reflect the tensions between the Indonesian state and indigenous rights – Papuans have questioned both the need for them to limit their population size and the propriety of the state to intervene in their reproductive matters. Family planning in Indonesia is said to have stagnated, and rates of contraceptive use in Tanah Papua are considerably lower than the Indonesian average. A revived family planning… 
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  • L. Bennett
  • Medicine
    Reproductive health matters
  • 2001