Each year 11th July is celebrated as the world population day. Day deals with raising the awareness globally about increasing number of population by each passing day.
It was in 1989 that governing council of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) came up with the concept of dedication one day for increasing population.
The theme of the day his year i.e. 11th July 2012 is universal access to reproductive health services. There are certain reproductive health problems which lead to significant number of deaths of women or infants worldwide.
Various campaigns are propagated this day to aware people about reproductive health services. Accruing to an estimate, about 222 million women lack effective family planning owing to resons like delay or avoiding of pregnancy.