20 May '11, 9pm

Ted Turner: Telling it like it is | new blogpost from #cfs11

Ted Turner: Telling it like it is | new blogpost from #cfs11

: “What really concerns me is if we go to 8 or 9 billion. The natural world is collapsing all around us. There are two things we can do that won’t cost a lot of money… Millions of women don’t have access to family planning. If you provide people with family planning, they won’t have unwanted pregnancies and they won’t have to have abortions. The second thing we could do and we should have done it a long time ago is half the women in the world don’t have equal rights with men. In the Arab world, people are treated like dogs. They can’t vote in Saudia Arabia. They can’t drive a car. They don’t get an education. Women need to have equal rights with men, and equal education and equal rights to a job, and when women have that, they will choose to have smaller families.”

Full article: http://www.marcgunther.com/2011/05/20/ted-turner-telling-...

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