Letters Population growth

Colonialism never dies

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39325.422130.3A (Published 06 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:464
  1. Anne Savage, retired
  1. London NW3 5RA
  1. savage.anne{at}btinternet.com

    Interesting to see that old colonial opinions still flourish at the BMJ. Having decided that African women are intelligent enough to hold down jobs but not to bottle feed safely, thereby putting countless babies at risk, they are now to be told to limit their families.1

    Africans like having large families. No doubt that will change in time, but that …

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