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World Population Day 2020
July 13, 2020

There has been a rapid increase in the world population over the last few decades and continuous population growth can give rise to many other problems. Thus to increase people's awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights World population day is observed every year.

World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year to highlight the problems of overpopulation and raises awareness about the effects of overpopulation on the environment and development.

Every year there is a specific theme for World Population Day and the theme of World Population Day 2020 amid the pandemic is "How to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now."

Source : India Today

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