On 11th July 2017, Meenakshi World School conducted events in order to observe ‘World Population Day’, an annual event initiated by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program. This seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The aim was to find out the real solutions to combat with the population issues. The students (From Grades Junior 2 to Senior 6) reiterated the facts that this program was started to focus the required attention of people towards the importance of population issues as it was a huge challenge for the development when the population on the earth had reached to around 7 billion in the year 2011.
Students discussed that through this great awareness celebration, people are encouraged to take part in the event to know about population issues like importance of family planning towards the increasing population, gender equality, maternal and baby health, poverty, human rights, right to health, reproductive health, adolescent pregnancy, girl child education, child marriage etc.