Family Planning Association of India’s Bhopal branch president Dr.Mamta Mishra said “It is necessary to create awareness through media that birth control is essential component of primary and reproductive health “.
“According to study , nearly 30 percent women in MP are not aware of the methods of contraception as no such information reaches them ” she said.
“Media can play important role to create awareness about the population growth.Lack of awareness is the reason behind lagging in family planning programme” said Mishra .
“People consider use of condom as the best way for family planning, therefore its quality should be improved ” she added .
FPAI’s director, Bindiya Nimla also said that media can play important role in spreading awareness.