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UNFPA celebrates World Population Day in Jordan

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AMMAN — The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in Jordan and the Higher Population Council (HPC) observed the World Population Day, which was on July 11, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

This year’s theme was “A World of 8 Billion: Towards a Resilient Future for All - Harnessing Opportunities and Ensuring Rights and Choices for All.”

Enshrah Ahmed, UNFPA chief in Jordan, said that World Population Day is an opportunity to reaffirm the need to find solutions that benefit society and enable individuals to exercise their rights, including reproductive rights.

“This year is significant for the UNFPA because the world’s population has reached eight billion,” she added.

 Because human rights are the foundation of development, she noted that the fund’s message for this year is centered on equal opportunities for all.

She stressed that investing in people paves the way for diverse and successful communities that support and shield human and reproductive health rights from prejudice and violence.

People under the age of 34 years old make up the majority of the world’s population, according to UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Ghulam Mohammad Isaczai, who asserted the importance of investing in youth and involving them in supporting the future.

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