In Pictures: World Population Day 2018

Published: 11th July 2018 04:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th July 2018 05:20 PM  

China being the most populous country has a population of more than 1 billion. The onus, this year, falls on restrictive policies like China's One Child policy (1979-2016), which are to be avoided as family planning is a human right. (Photo | AP)
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights, where family planning was for the first time globally affirmed to be a human right. (Photo | AP)
India is the second most populous country in the world, with a population of 1.2 billion. (Photo | AP)
One of the aims of the United Nations, as part of World Population Day 2018, is to ensure easy accessibility and spread awareness about effective contraceptive methods. (Photo | AP)
This picture shows Indian students hanging on the door of an overcrowded moving bus during the morning rush hour in Bangalore. (Photo | AP)
Bangladesh ranks tenth most populous in the world, with an estimated population of 166 million. (Photo | AP)
This picture shows Bangladeshi rickshaw pullers waiting in line for passengers in Dhaka. (Photo | AP)
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