Tuladhar, Jayanti M
For a number of years, the fertility level has remained high in Nepal. The government-supported
family planning programme began in the late 1960s and expanded comparatively rapidly in the
mid-1970s. But the use of contraception had not been widespread; consequently, levels of fertility
remained unchanged at a high level. The low level of contraceptive prevalence and lack of fertility
differentials suggest that Nepal, being a traditional society and economically having had little...[Show more]
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