GPSO 2011: Action #464

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How are people in other countries managing their population concerns? GPSO collects Actions from Pledges all over the world. Here are some of the things that were done in 2011:

Action #464
Date: February 28, 2011
Person(s) Involved: Jonathon Porritt, United Kingdom.

Jonathon Porritt describes his idea:

For those of you who care about population issues, here’s a small thing you can do right now. Sign up to the Population Institute’s “Million for a Billion” campaign petition on Its aim couldn’t be simpler: recruit a million people to help persuade world leaders to boost the total level of international support for family planning assistance by at least $1 billion a year. Do this against a backdrop where 215 million women in the world today still do not have access to family planning services, or to the right to decide for themselves the number of children they have or when to have them; where there are 75 million unintended pregnancies every year; and where 20 million women die every year resorting to unsafe abortions.

Read more on his website, and on GPSO.

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