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Safeguarding Women's Interests on World Population Day

The article is authored by Sanjeeta Gawri works with IPE Global and leads a CSR-supported nutrition project in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

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Published on Jul 11, 2023 05:16 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

World Population Day 2023: Why is it celebrated? All you need to know

World Population Day focuses on the urgency and importance of population issues. It was established by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1989.

World Population Day focuses on the urgency and importance of population issues. (File)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 08:24 AM IST

World Population Day campaign from 27th June

It will be observed in two phases across the country, from June 27 to July 10 as mobilisation fortnight and from July 11 to July 24 as population stabilisation fortnight, with a focus on awareness of masses

Special focus will be laid on providing family planning methods like Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) insertion, oral pills, condoms, tubectomy, vasectomy etc. (HT Files)
Updated on Jun 26, 2023 01:53 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

How can 8 billion people sustainably share a planet?

As the number of people in the world ticks past another major milestone, Earth's natural resources are feeling the stress. But sustainability experts say we need to focus on overconsumption, not just overpopulation.

Can the Earth handle more than 8 billion people? (Greg Lovett/Palm Beach PostTZUMA Wire/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 15, 2022 04:11 PM IST
By, Delhi

World is about to reach 8 billion population. UN report gives key highlights

The UN Population Division estimates that the number of humans on Earth will grow to eight billion on November 15, more than three times higher than the 2.5 billion global headcount in 1950.

People walk through a crowded commercial street in Chennai.(AFP)
Published on Nov 08, 2022 03:38 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand
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