A new study published in the journal Science projects that world population is now expected to swell ever-higher for the rest of the century, posing grave challenges for food supplies, healthcare and social cohesion.
The ground-breaking analysis shows there is a 70 per cent chance that the number of people on the planet will rise continuously from 7 billion today to 11 billion in 2100.
Iran’s parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, including vasectomies and the advertising of contraception, in order to 'boost population numbers'.
PSN and other Population and Sustainable Development Alliance members, have responded to the UN OWG on Sustainable Development Goals calling for a bolder Post-2015 agenda.
The Guttmacher Institute has revealed the most common reasons married women in developing nations give for not using contraception - despite wanting to avoid pregnancy.
Global population growth and consumption patterns need to be addressed if we are to find a solution to the growing demand for food, says The Population Institute.