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How Supporting Women's Health Can Control Overpopulation

Adrienne Germain is Vice President for the International Women's Health Coalition, which works to improve women's reproductive health care and rights in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. She will serve as one of the delegates to next month's U.N. International Conference on Population and development in Cairo. She is also co-author of "Population Policies Reconsidered," about channelling efforts to control the population not only through fertility programs, but also by offering broad-spectrum health care to women.

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Other segments from the episode on August 25, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 25, 1994: Interview with Adrienne Gemaine; Review of the television show "My So-Called Life"; Interview with Michael Hudson; Review of four albums of Soukous music.

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