Find out more about events organised by Population Matters and our local groups, key dates in the population calendar and other events you might be interested in.

3 March 2019

World Wildlife Day

The Day reminds us of the urgent need to step up the fight against wildlife crime, which has wide-ranging economic, environmental and social impacts.

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8 March 2019

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It commemorates the movement for women's rights.

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22 March 2019

World Water Day

The day is a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

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25 March 2019

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a global movement, which brings millions together across the world to call for greater action on climate change. 

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9 April 2019

World Health Day

The celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization

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22 April 2019 to 22 October 2019

Earth Day

The Earth Day 2019 focus will be to Protect Our Species. Earth Day Network is undertaking a campaign to elevate understanding and foster action to stop the decimation of species around the globe.

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15 May 2019

International Day of Families

The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.​

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28 May 2019

International Day of Action for Women's Health

May is an occasion to celebrate the gains for women’s health as well as remind the Ministries of Health, ruling presidents, governors, parliamentarians, as well as internationals agencies and for-profit companies of their commitments to women’s health and rights.

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5 June 2019

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the ‘people’s day’ for doing something to take care of the Earth or become an agent of change.

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11 July 2019

World Population Day

Check out how Population Matters commemorated the day in 2018.

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26 September 2019

World Contraception Day

Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.

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28 September 2019

International Safe Abortion Day

As an international day of action for decriminalization of abortion, Tthe day was launched in 1990 by the Campaña 28 Septiembre, a regional network of activist groups, who have been organizing activities in support of safe abortion around that date in the region ever since.

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11 October 2019

International Day of the Girl Child

The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

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17 November 2019

World vasectomy day

The family planning community has largely ignored men,  however,  when presented with accurate and compelling information, many men will share responsibility for family planning.

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