National Nutrition Policy Study, 1974: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session, Volumes 1-2

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Page 77 - ILO's main contribution to the International Development Strategy for the Second United Nations Development Decade.
Page 77 - Where trends of population growth, distribution and structure are out of balance with social, economic and environmental factors, they can, at certain stages of development, create additional difficulties for the achievement of sustained development.
Page 82 - The full integration of women into the development process, particularly by means of their greater participation in educational, social, economic and political opportunities, and especially by means of the removal of obstacles to their employment in the nonagricultural sector wherever possible.
Page 78 - For some countries international migration may be, in certain circumstances an instrument of population policy. At least two types of international migration are of considerable concern to many countries in the world: the movement of migrant workers with limited skills, and the movement of skilled workers and professionals. Movements of the former often involve large numbers and raise...
Page 86 - ... fertility, mortality, internal migration and distribution, and international migration; (g) The collection, analysis and dissemination of information concerning human rights in relation to population matters and the preparation of studies designed to clarify, systematize and more effectively implement these human rights; (h) The review and analysis of national and international laws which bear directly or indirectly on population factors...
Page 83 - The establishment of an appropriate lower limit for age at marriage. 33. It is recommended that governments consider making provision, in both their formal and nonformal educational programmes for informing their people of the consequences of existing or alternative fertility behaviour for the well-being of the family, the educational and psychological development of children and the general welfare of society, so that an informed and responsible attitude to marriage and reproduction will be promoted.
Page 78 - The migration of skilled workers and professionals results in a "brain drain", often from less developed to more developed countries, which is at present of considerable concern to many countries and to the international community as a whole. The number of instruments on these subjects and the increased involvement of international organizations reflects international awareness of these problems.
Page 82 - Reproduction, family formation and the status of women 27. This Plan of Action recognizes the variety of national goals with regard to fertility and does not recommend any world family-size norm. 28. This Plan of Action recognizes the necessity of ensuring that all couples are able to achieve their desired number and spacing of children and the necessity of preparing the social and economic conditions to achieve that desire.
Page 85 - ... 62. Countries affected by significant numbers of migrant workers are urged, if they have not yet done so, to conclude bilateral or multilateral agreements which would regulate migration, protect and assist migrant workers, and protect the interests of the countries concerned. The International Labour Organisation should promote concerted action in the field of protection of migrant workers, and the United Nations...
Page 86 - The demographic and social processes occurring within the family cycle through time and. particularly, in relation to alternative modes of development ; (c) The development of effective means for the improvement of health, and especially for the reduction of maternal, foetal, infant and early childhood mortality ; (d) The study of experiences of countries which have major programmes of internal migration with a view to developing guidelines that are helpful to policy-makers of...

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