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20th Anniversary of the First World Population Day

July 10, 2009 • PMC in the News

n commemorating the 20th Anniversary of first World Population Day, the Population Institute today urged policymakers around the globe to recommit themselves to the expansion of family planning and reproductive health services.

William N. Ryerson, president of the Population Institute, said, “Much has been accomplished, but much remains to be done if we are to accomplish the Millennium Development Goal of giving all women access to reproductive health services. Many women who want to space or limit the number of their pregnancies, particularly in the least developed countries, today still face significant obstacles, including cultural barriers and lack of knowledge.”

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