Thursday, 30 November 2017 12:14 GMT
For planners worried about growth rates, the starkest case remains Niger
Resistance to birth control from conservative clerics
Planners try to co-opt moderate Imams to help with message
Many see population policy as Western plot against Muslims
GRAPHIC-Family planning in West Africa: http://tmsnrt.rs/2zWftuY
By Tim Cocks
DAKAR/LIBORE, Niger, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Mabingue Ngom, the head of the U.N. Population Fund in West Africa, knows that if he wants to cut birth rates he can't ignore religion.
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