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World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. It was inspired by the public interest in Five Billion Day on July 11, 1987, approximately the date on which the world's population reached five billion people. World Population Day 2012 Theme - “Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services”.The world population on July 9, 2012 (As of 6.31 UTC), was estimated to have been 7,025,071,966.
The World Population Day will be observed on July 11 to reaffirm the human right to plan a family. It encourages activities, events and information to help make this right a reality throughout the world.
The World Population Day aims to increase people’s awareness of various population issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.
World Population Day 2012 Theme – “Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services”.
Reproductive health is at the very heart of development and crucial to delivering the UNFPA vision — a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled says UNFPA World Population Day Official Website.
SLAMABAD - The 23rd World Population Day was observed on Wednesday in all over the world, including Pakistan,
Pakistan's officially estimated population is just over 180-million, which is five time as many people as to where in 1950. The ever growing population is adding to the problems of the already under pressure country.