Last week, a new study out of The Lancet projected that in 2015, 233 million married or in-union women worldwide will have an unmet need for modern family planning. The bad news: that’s 12 million more women globally since 2010
Population Trends and Demography
Last week I got ripped off, but for the first time, I’m happy about it. They didn’t just steal my wallet and phone—they took something that me and a team of people spent months to create.
This week, the birth of a baby somewhere took the world population past the 7 billion mark. That’s something to celebrate. Few thought the world could sustain that many people, ever – yet here we are.
There’s no one way to suddenly cut carbon emissions, but better family planning where it’s most needed is a cost-effective start.
If you haven’t heard by now, the world is adding its seven billionth person on Oct. 31, 2011.