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Tuesday, 5 June 2018

WORLD POPULATION DAY


WORLD POPULATION DAY
WORLD POPULATION DAY

          World Population Day, the day intends to raise awareness about the growing global population. The world's population as of April 2018 is over 7.4 Billion.
The World Population Day, reaffirm the human right to plan for a family. It encourages activities, events and information to help make this right a reality throughout the world.
World Population Day aims to increase people’s awareness about different population issues such as
      1)    The importance of family planning
2)    Gender equality
3)    Poverty
4)    Maternal health and human rights. 

WHEN IS WORLD POPULATION DAY?
      Wednesday, 11th July

WORLD POPULATION DAY HISTORY
World Population Day was first observed in the year 1989 by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It was dignified by the interest of the public when the global population became near about five billion at 11th of July in the year 1987.
Since then, with the United Nations Population Fund's (UNFPA) encouragement, governments, non-governmental organizations, institutions and individuals organize various educational activities to celebrate the World Population Day annually.

WHAT TO DO ON WORLD POPULATION DAY
      1)    Educate youths to avoid unwanted pregnancies
2)    Educate people to remove the gender stereotypes from society
3)    Raise awareness about the pregnancy related illnesses
4)    Raise the public awareness about dangers of early childbirth.
5)    Demand for some effective laws and policies implementation in order to protect girl child rights
6)    Make sure about the equal primary education to both girls and boys.

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