Denmark Offers Birth Control To Africa To ‘Limit Migration Pressure’

Denmark has pledged to send more funds for “family planning” services to African countries in an effort to address a looming population explosion that could have major implications for migration policy in Europe.

The Danish government has long supported contraceptive assistance on humanitarian grounds, but Minister for Development Co-operation Ulla Tornaes said Tuesday stabilization of population levels in Africa is key to European security, as well.