World Population Day 2017: Every year World Population Day is celebrated on July 11. On this day, people seek to raise awareness about global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. The aim of World Population Day is to increase awareness among people on overpopulation issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.
On an account, the world population is increased by 100 million for every 14 months. The Day was first marked on 11 July 1990 in more than 90 countries. Since then, a number of a number of UNFPA country offices and other organisations and institutions commemorate World Population Day, in partnership with governments and civil society.
On the World Population Day, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme pays attention towards the reproductive health problems and illness of the pregnant women all over the world. The campaign on this day helps the people to increase knowledge and skills people worldwide about reproductive health and importance of family planning.
World Population Day Celebration
The World Population Day is celebrated to protect and empower youths of both genders like girls and boys. The campaign offers detail knowledge about the sexuality and delay marriages till they become able to understand their responsibilities. Educate them about the pregnancy related illnesses to raise the public awareness about dangers of early childbirth and also about Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
On the world population Day, Various health organisations and population divisions work together to solve population issues by organising conferences, research works, meetings, project analysis and etc.