16 Apr '12, 4pm

Green Blog: A Population Antidote: High School for Girls

Benedicte Kurzen for The New York Times A crowded classroom in Ketu, Nigeria. In many African nations, girls are typically only required to attend primary school, if that. High school for girls = population control = sustainable growth. I know this may seem like a simplistic equation. But in interviews on the causes and effects of runaway population growth in Africa for a weekend article in The Times , many experts suggested one singularly effective intervention: make sure that girls to go to high school. I heard it from Peter Ogunjuyigbe, a demographer in the city of Ile-Ife, Nigeria, who is studying population growth with financing from the Gates Foundation and the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. I heard it from Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue , a development sociologist at Cornell. I heard it most forcefully, perhaps, from Babatunde Osotimehin...

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