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World Population Day Recognized With Theme Of ‘Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations’

Deutsche Welle: World Population Day: Earth’s inequalities
“There are 7.5 billion people on Earth, with 150 people being added to that every minute. July 11 is World Population Day, a U.N.-designated event focusing on resource distribution, overcrowding, and the future…” (Bleiker, 7/11).

USA TODAY: Why World Population Day is really about women
“There are about 214 million women around the world who want to avoid pregnancy but don’t have access to contraception, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Addressing this unmet need is part of the inspiration for the theme of this year’s World Population Day on Tuesday: ‘family planning’…” (Yancey-Bragg, 7/11).