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Overpopulation in Pakistan (Contemporary Issues) -ZK

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Overpopulation in Pakistan (Contemporary Issues) -ZK

  1. 1. A THREAT TO PAKISTAN! ZAREEN KHAN 090303-003 (BS-SS)
  2. 2.  General: A particular section, group, or type of living things (people and animals) in an area or country. Specific: The people living within a political or geographical boundary.
  3. 3.  World population: 6.918 billion. (2011)* Pakistan’s population: 180,808,000 approx.(2011) Pakistans major alliances: Arab and Muslim countries, along with China and USA. Pakistan’s major rivalries: India and Israel. *referred from: United States Census Bureau
  4. 4.  The condition of having a dense population causing environmental deterioration, an impaired quality of life, or a population crash.DENSE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT OVER- POPULATION (The Earth) POPULATION
  5. 5.  Early marriages, Increase in birth rate, Decrease in death rate, Desires for sons, Polygamy (more than two wives at a time), Increase in immigration, Inconsistent government policies, Lack of resources (medical facilities, clean water, education etc.), No family planning.
  6. 6.  Limited food supply available, Poverty, Bad economic climate (unemployment), Over crowded streets and lack of transport, Pollution (air, noise and water), No advanced technology for developments, Health and housing problem, Inflation, Increased crime rate, Political instability.
  7. 7.  Depopulate:  Death penalty for criminals,  Promoting adoption,  Making euthanasia legal. Proper family planning, Confined household composition (china- draconian measures), Promoting education, Building more institutions, Best hospital facilities, Support from media to address mass media, Break tribalism culture- unnecessary marriages, Support women in education and professional fields, Subsidies to public for welfare support, Promote tree growth (agriculture sector), Introduce depopulation programs (primary health care and population), World Population Day on 11 July- (seminars/speeches for awareness).

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