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1

What programme did India launch in 1952?

Family planning programme including contraception and social changes

2

What did Kerala focus on?

Social changes to create a society that encourages smaller families

3

What changed happened in education?

Today more girls go to university than boys

The right to literacy programme organises reading and writing classes in villages

Most villages have free libraries



4

What happened with land?

Was redistributed so no one was landless and no one had more than 8 hectares so everyone could be self sufficient

5

Give four other things that Kerala did to reduce the birth rate?

Improving child health care through vaccination programmes

Allowing maternity leave for first two babies only

Extra retirement for small families

Encouraging higher age of marriage (women 18)

6

What is Kerala's birth and death rate per 1000?

18
6

7

What is kerelas life expectancy?

73

8

What is the adult literacy rate and population over 60?

89.9%
11.2%

9

How many children are born per woman?

1.66

10

What year was it launched?

1952

11

How big was the change?

The most dramatic reduction in birth rate in India

12

What changes in education lead to reduced birth rate?

Improving education standards and treating girls as equal to boys

Providing adult literacy classes in towns and villages

Educating people to see the benefit of smaller families

Right to literacy programme

13

Why did improved healthcare reduce birth rate?

Smaller infant mortality rate meant people no longer having so many children

14

What is kerala's GDP per capita?

$2950

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