The great transition.
The authors discuss the impact of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development. "If the spirit of Cairo is to succeed, family planning programmes must begin to do a better job of treating clients as the beneficiaries--in the true sense of the word--rather than as the objects of population policies. The implications of the shift from demographic targets to individual need are far-reaching. Family planning programmes should begin to strive for these objectives." (EXCERPT)