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Tuesday, 1 July 2008
World Population Day 11 July 2008
Topic: Events

World Population Day 11 July 2008

In 1968, world leaders proclaimed that individuals have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and timing of their children. Forty years later, modern contraception remains out of reach for hundreds of millions of women, men and young people.

This year’s World Population Day reaffirms the right of people to plan their families. It encourages activities, events and information that will help make this right real – especially for those who often have the hardest time getting the information and services they need to plan their families, such as marginalized populations and young people.

When people can plan their families, they can plan their lives. They can plan to beat poverty. They can plan on healthier mothers and children. They can plan to gain equality for women. Plan to support World Population Day this year!

Plan to beat poverty. Plan to gain equality. Plan to beat maternal death.


Posted by draweiner at 5:18 PM EDT
Updated: Tuesday, 2 June 2009 8:14 AM EDT
Friday, 18 January 2008
National Wear Red Day - February 1, 2008
Topic: Events

National Wear Red Day —February 1, 2008 is a day when Americans nationwide will wear red to show their support for women's heart disease awareness.  This observance promotes the Red Dress symbol and provides an opportunity for everyone to unite in this life-saving awareness movement by showing off a favorite red dress, shirt, or tie, or Red Dress Pin.


Posted by draweiner at 3:10 PM EST
Updated: Tuesday, 2 June 2009 8:15 AM EDT

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