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7 Billion Actions

7 Billion Actions is a worldwide campaign established by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in 2011 to commemorate the world population milestone of 7 billion people. [1]

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Ageing

Ageing (British English) or aging (American English) is the process of becoming older.

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Babatunde Osotimehin

Babatunde Osotimehin (born 6 February 1949), a national of Nigeria, was appointed on 19 November 2010 as the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for a four-year term.

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Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon (born 13 June 1944) is a South Korean statesman and politician who is the eighth and current Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio is a web-based platform that allows podcasters and talk show hosts to create live and on-demand talk format content for distribution on the web and podcast distribution channels.

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Colombo

Colombo (Sinhala: කොළඹ, pronounced; கொழும்பு) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing, a modern business term coined in 2005, is defined by Merriam-Webster as the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers; a portmanteau of "crowd" and "outsourcing," its more specific definitions are yet heavily debated.

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Crowdspring

Crowdspring (written "crowdSPRING") is an online marketplace for crowdsourced creative services.

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Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Gender equality

Gender equality, also known as sex equality, gender egalitarianism, sexual equality or equality of the genders, is the view that men and women should receive equal treatment, and should not be discriminated against based on gender.

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Headquarters of the United Nations

The Headquarters of the United Nations is a complex in New York City.

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IBM

International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization located in Laxenburg, near Vienna, in Austria.

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Manila

Manila (Philippine English:; Maynilà) is the capital city of the Philippines.

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National Geographic (magazine)

National Geographic, formerly The National Geographic Magazine, is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.

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Natural environment

The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth or some region thereof.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Plan (aid organisation)

Plan International is an international development organisation operating in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote and protect children's rights.

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Playing for Change

Playing for Change is a multimedia music project, created by the American producer and sound engineer Mark Johnson with his Timeless Media Group, that seeks to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.

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Poverty

Poverty is general scarcity dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.

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Reproductive health

Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, reproductive health, or sexual health/hygiene, addresses the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life.

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Sex-selective abortion

Sex-selective abortion is the practice of terminating a pregnancy based upon the predicted sex of the infant.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

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United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.

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United Nations Population Fund

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, is a UN organization.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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Urbanization

Urbanization is a population shift from rural to urban areas, "the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas", and the ways in which each society adapts to the change.

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Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh (literally "Northern Province"), abbreviated as UP, is a state located in Northern India.

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World population

In demographics and general statistics, the term world population refers to the total number of living humans on Earth.

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World Population Day

World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues.

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World population milestones

World population milestones, such as reaching particular population counts, have been unnoticed until the 20th century, since there were no reliable data on global population dynamics.

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Youth

Youth is the time of life when one is young, but often means the time between childhood and adulthood (maturity).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7_Billion_Actions

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