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In 2011 the population of the world topped 7bn – double what is was just 40 years ago. Population growth will continue into the middle of the century - nearly all of it— 97 of every 100 people — in less developed countries.

Gaps between rich and poor are growing. Urbanization and migration continue. Women lack access to education. Young people are frustrated by lack of opportunities to earn a living. Climate change is of increasing concern and more people than ever are vulnerable to food insecurity, water shortages and weather-related disasters.

Meanwhile, many rich and middle-income countries are concerned about low fertility and ageing. Whether we can live together on a healthy planet will depend on decisions that are made now.

The ICPD Beyond 2014 review is an opportunity to mobilize everyone - individuals, international agencies, corporations, parliamentarians and civil society to make sure our leaders make the right decisions now for the future of everyone.

Be part of the movement.

  • Share your story and make your commitment on the 7 Billion People - 7 Billion Actions website
  • Fill out the contact form below to connect with the ICPD Beyond 2014 review process and we will keep you up to date with information and resources to help you advocate for a more equal and sustainable world.
  • Add an ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Youth Forum banner link to your website

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