Monthly Archives: February 2011

World Population at 7 Billion in 2011

Despite impressive progress made in the last decade in reducing birthrate, fertility rate and in increasing contraceptive prevalence rate, the population unfortunately will continue to grow especially in developing countries. This year World Population will reach 7 billion, and will … Continue reading

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Women’s empowerment

“…there is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.” Former UN Secretary General Mr. Kofi Anan Women’s empowerment refers to providing the crucial rights to women in order to make them self-reliant. It is a process … Continue reading

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