Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa
Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal
What is the secret to successful family planning, especially amongst socially and economically disadvantaged communities? An increase in socio-economic indicators, is what Dr S.Y. Quraishi, former Chief Election Commissioner, says. Through his new book, The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India, Dr. Quraishi makes the case that to promote family planning among the Muslim community, tackling their socio-economic needs is important.
In conversation with Chirag Chinnappa, Dr. Quraishi takes us through some of the following questions: What are some myths attached to the Muslim community and family planning? How can family planning be promoted effectively? How can conversations about this subject be made less antagonistic?