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The World's Population at 8 Billion
Press Release
As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all By achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, delivering human rights and leaving no one behind, we can usher in a world where all 8 billion people can thrive
8 Billion Strong: A world of infinite possibilities
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A world of 8 billion people is a world of infinite possibilities. See what this milestone for humanity means for both people and the planet: https://www.unfpa.org/8billion #8BillionStrong
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem
Statement
Today, as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl, how many ten-year-old girls are able to look forward to realizing their full potential? A girl’s life should begin the way every life should: as an open book in which she writes her own story. If, as she moves through life chapter by chapter, she is nurtured, encouraged and supported, she has a greater chance of recognizing that she...

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