IPS Examines Family Planning Challenges In Recognition Of World Population Day

Inter Press Service: Family Planning Is A Human Right
“It has been five decades since the international community affirmed the right to family planning but women still remain unable to enjoy this right, which is increasingly under attack around the world. For World Population Day, held annually on July 11, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has focused its attention on ‘Family Planning is a Human Right,’ and aptly so. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights where family planning was, for the first time, understood to be a human right…” (Yakupitiyage, 7/11).