WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017
World Population Day 2017 is celebrated all over the world on 11th of July. The Theme for 2017 is “FAMILY PLANNING: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, DEVELOPING NATIONS.” This year’s celebration coincides with the Family Planning, the second meeting of the Family Planning 2020 initiative, which aims to expand access to voluntary family planning to 120 million additional women by 2020.
World population day is an international level awareness campaign being celebrated all over the world to call people on stage to know the reason of this exploding population year by year as well as solve the big mistake of the whole human fraternity. This great awareness event is to bring a population revolution globally to people to pay their full attention and help in combating this population issue.
WORLD POPULATION DAY HISTORY
World Population Day is a great event being celebrated all through the world annually on 11th of July. It is celebrated to increase the awareness of the people towards the worldwide population issues. It was first started in the year 1989 by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). It was exalted by the interest of the public when the global population became near about five billion at 11th of July in the year 1987.World Population Day is a great event being celebrated all through the world annually on 11th of July. It is celebrated to increase the awareness of the people towards the worldwide population issues. It was first started in the year 1989 by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). It was exalted by the interest of the public when the global population became near about five billion at 11th of July in the year 1987.The following message “Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services” was distributed worldwide by the theme of 2012th World Population Day celebration when the worldwide population was approximately 7,025,071,966. The big step was taken by the authority for more small and healthy society as well as sustainable future of the people. A crucial investment is made to fulfill the reproductive health care demands and supply. The step was taken for increasing the reproductive health as well as reducing the social poverty by reducing the population. It was the huge challenge for the development when the population on the earth has reached to around 7 billion in the year 2011. According to the decisions of the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program in the year 1989, it was recommended that 11th of July every year should be noticed by the community globally and celebrated as the World Population Day in order to raise the awareness among common public and find out the real solutions to combat with the population issues. It was started to focus the required attention of people towards the importance of population issues.
Sexuality related issues are very necessary to get solved among youths especially between 15 to 19 years of age as according to the statistics it is noted that around 15 million women of this age give birth every year as well as around 4 million go through abortion.
Some of the objectives of celebrating the world population day are mentioned below: Some of the objectives of celebrating the world population day are mentioned below: • It is celebrated to protect and empower youths of both gender like girls and boys. • To offer them detailed knowledge about the sexuality and delay marriages till they become able to understand their responsibilities. • Educate youths to avoid unwanted pregnancies by restraining from any actions that would lead to sexual contact • Educate them about the pregnancy related illnesses to raise the public awareness about dangers of early childbirth. • Educate them about STD (sexually transmitted diseases). Demand for some effective laws and policies implementation in order to protect girl child rights. • Make sure about the access of equal primary education to both girls and boys. • Ensure the easy access of reproductive health services everywhere as part of the basic primary health for every couple.
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