July 11 is World Population Day inspired by public interest aroused by the 5 billion mark reached around July 11, 1987.
According to Med India
Currently as per July 2018 reports, global population stands at 7.6 billion and is increasing at the rate of 100 million every 14 months
World population is expected to reach the 10 billion mark by 2050
Gender based violence affects 1 out of 3 women and has to be urgently addressed
The practice of child marriages is estimated to affect 70 million girls worldwide in the next 5 years
Teenage pregnancies and related complications are the leading cause of death in girls between 15-19 years
This image was taken from UN World Population Day webpage.
The 2018 theme is Family Planning is a Human Right.
Note from the author. I am an advocate of Family Planning, not abortion, except in rare cases when the life of the mother is clearly at risk.