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Friday, January 28, 2022

Poonam Muttreja


The writer is executive director, Population Foundation of India. She tweets at @Letstransform

Population slowdown is triumph of India’s people
Mon, Nov 29, 2021

🔴 Poonam Muttreja writes: This drop is a sign of changing aspirations, especially among women, who are seeing the wisdom of having fewer children.

Nothing could be worse for India than to emulate China’s now reversed one-child policy
Sun, Jul 04, 2021

Poonam Muttreja writes: While India has managed to slow down the growth of its population, yet our family planning programme leaves much to be desired.

Banning condom ads like throwing baby out with bathwater
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

The advertisement industry itself is no stranger to innuendo and double entendre – and it is a blatant hypocrisy to make advertisements for condoms the scapegoat in this issue.

Shahrukh Khan joins the good Farhan Akhtar fight to end violence against women
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

At some point over the course of the evening, the venue was converted to an intimate space where people from all walks of life come together with one voice, focused on putting an end to the violence that women and girls suffer every day.

I can achieve anything I want
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

MKBKSH, a show on empowering women, has reached 400 million people, been dubbed in 11 languages, aired on 239 radio stations and given saas-bahu entertainment serials a run for their money.

From swachh to swasth
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

India does need these toilets badly. Over half a billion people practice open defecation, the highest number in the world.

Population growth slowing for all; on sex ratio, Muslims better than Hindus
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

While decadal growth rates are declining among all religious communities, the decline has been sharper among Muslims than among Hindus over the last three decades.