Educating Girls Can Reduce India’s Population Spiral

If a girl in India studies for 12 years or more–till the age of 18–she is less likely to have teenage pregnancy, less likely to have shorter interval between children and less likely to ha... Source: National Family Health Survey, 2015-16 Source: National Family Health Survey, 2015-16 *Mean number of children ever born to women aged 40-49... Only 4% of women with 12 years or more of education have teenage pregnancies compared with 8% for all women and 20% for women with no schooling. Child bearing at a very young age is associated with in...