World Population Day
World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. The day also aims to raises awareness of global population issues like importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.
The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. The day was suggested, as on which the world’s population cross five billion mark (i.e. 11th July, 1987).
It is an international event where various countries, organisations participate and events are organised to draw attention on such major population issues related to the world; how it affects overall growth and development plans and programs.
“Om Group Re-affirms the human right to plan for a family”