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India has entered a demographic sweet spot and now is time for our population stabilization strategies to be adjusted keeping in mind the rights of women. Comment.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

2. India has entered a demographic sweet spot and now is time for our population stabilization strategies to be adjusted keeping in mind the rights of women. Comment. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The progress made by India in sustainable and modern energy has brought several benefits to the people.

Key Demand of the question:

According to research, women have the capability to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health for which they need access to services to make societies are healthier and more productive, Thus explain  the need of population stabilization strategies to be adjusted keeping in mind the rights of women.

 Directive:

Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with facts related to India’s population size. On this World Population Day celebrated on July 11 India has a reason to celebrate as it has entered a demographic sweet spot that will continue for another two to three decades.

Body:

India is currently enjoying what is referred to as a demographic dividend. Half of India’s population is under 29 years of age. This significant proportion of young people in the total population will help drive India’s economic growth.

Talk about the importance of Sexual and reproductive health and rights or SRHR.

Discuss the progress made by India so far.

Explain that however, for India to be able to enjoy the fruits of this demographic dividend the young population must not only be healthy, knowledgeable and skilled but must also be provided with the rights and choices to develop to their fullest potential, including, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.