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World Population Day : Take The Pledge To Control Population
The World’s Population : One of Our Biggest Problems
The world population is the total number of humans currently living. It is growing by approximately 74 million people per year. Human overpopulation is one of the most pressing environmental problems that silently exacerbates global warming, environmental pollution, habitat loss, sixth mass extinction, intensive farming practices and limited natural resource consumption such as fresh water, arable land and fossil fuels, at speeds faster than their rate of regeneration. The rapid population growth is caused due to several factors such as early marriage, poverty, illiteracy and illegal migration from neighboring countries.
World Population Day is a major event being celebrated all through the world annually on 11th of July. It is a small step towards curbing the dire consequences of population expansion. This observance is vital to shed some light on the various complications that results from uncontrolled growth of population. The huge population is already creating a great strain on the natural resources of the country. World Population Day is celebrated to address the importance of measures like family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights.
Why is it celebrated?
The increasing population brings about many several health and socio-economic problems in the society. The world population day is observed to raise awareness about matters such as:-
• Educate people about all kinds of birth control measures.
• Empowering the youth of both gender equally.
• Spread awareness about various pregnancy-related diseases, and raise public awareness of early childbirth.
• Demanding for effective laws and policies to protect the rights of the girls in the country.
• Raise awareness about the importance of education.
How World Population Day is Celebrated?
World population day is celebrated on international level by organizing variety of activities and events to draw attention of mass people to work together on the issues of growing population. Some of the activities include seminar discussions, educational competitions, educational information sessions, essay writing competition, public contests on various topics, poster distribution, songs, sports activity, speeches, poems, artwork, slogans, themes and messages distribution, workshops, lectures, debates, round table discussions, news distribution through press conferences, TV channels and news channels, relay of population related programmes on radio and television and so many. Various health organizations and population divisions works together to solve population issues by organizing conferences, research works, meetings, project analysis and etc.
World Population day : Save The Earth From Over exploitation Caused By Overpopulation