World Population Day 2022: History, Significance, and Theme
World Population Day 2022 is an event that is held every year on July 11. It is a plan to make people all over the world aware of problems with population. The main goal of World Population Day 2022 is to bring attention to important issues like child marriage, gender equality, human rights, and the importance of family planning.
A report says that there are about 7.96 billion people in the world right now, and that number is expected to grow by nearly 8.5 billion by 2030.
World Population Day theme in 2022
The theme of World Population Day 2022 is for an 8-billion-person universe that hopes for a strong future for everyone that gives everyone freedom and choices.
According to the theme, there are about 8 billion people on earth, but not all of them have the same rights and chances. Many people still face harassment, discrimination, and violence because of their sexual orientation, gender, race, class, religion, disability, or country of origin.
World Population Day 2022 is a chance to bring attention to the fact that overpopulation, violations of human rights, and gender inequality that have become big problems in developing countries.
The history of World Population Day
In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme set up World Population Day. It started after Five Billion Day on July 11, 1987, when the world’s population passed 5 billion for the first time. Then, it was decided that World Population Day should be celebrated all over the world so that more people can learn about the growing population.
In 1990, the UN General Assembly passed Resolution 45/26 to remember World Population Day. They also decided to keep celebrating World Population Day to bring attention to population issues.
World Population Day 2022 Significance
The point of world population day is to make people aware of how important population issues are and how important it is to control them. This year, people will talk about family planning, poverty, sexual equality, civil rights, maternal health, and other things.