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Rwanda promotes vasectomies to cut birth rate

Government encourages men to be sterilised for birth control in one of Africa's most densely populated countries.

    As one of Africa's most densely populated countries, Rwanda is running out of land.

    It is urgently trying to slow the national birth rate, and in a radical move, it is encouraging men to be sterilised by having vasectomies.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Greste reports from Gakenke in the east of the country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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