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World population hits 7 billion

Today, October 31, the world is estimated to have surpassed 7 billion people. Although people are living longer and healthier lives, and couples worldwide are choosing to have fewer children, huge inequities persist and girl and women still face many problems. In a world of 7 billion, every person should enjoy equal rights and dignity. Join the 7 Billion Actions campaign and commit to taking one action to improve the lives of girls and women around the world.
•  VISIT the 7 Billion Actions campaign.
•  READ the 2011 UNFPA State of World Population
•  LEARN about corporate involvement in the 7 Billion
•  LISTEN to the new song, “United,” released to celebrate a world of 7 billion

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