Each week, Ben Hopkinson looks back at what’s happened the past 7 days and what was trending on Twitter with the Maritime Hashtag Minute.
This week’s #MaritimeHashtagMinute was is #WorldPopulationDay, which is hosted by the United Nations and fell on Tuesday 11th July. The day exists to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year’s theme was gender equality. View the Tweets below:
Happy World Population Day! Let's work together to ensure a sustainable future for our planet and all its inhabitants.#worldpopulationday #population #populationday #populationcontrol #worldpopulation #world #populationhealth pic.twitter.com/TuQQxBh0QM— Eduglider (@eduglider) July 10, 2023
Honoured to speak on World Population Day in Parliament with Baroness @meralhece. We must ensure women & girls are at the heart of conflict resolution in building sustainable peace & inclusive, progressive societies where rights & access to health & education are available to all pic.twitter.com/zrVT03Mf3h— Lord (Tariq)Ahmad of Wimbledon (@tariqahmadbt) July 11, 2023
It’s World Population Day on July 11 and this year the UN is focusing on the topic of gender equality, highlighting how despite women and girls making up 49.7 percent of the global population, their voices are often ignored in discussions on demographics.— Statista (@StatistaCharts) July 11, 2023
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Our differences unite us. On this world population day, let's celebrate diversity and embrace the richness of culture across the globe. At SJDP, we urge all of you to build a world that respects and protects the rights and wellbeing of every individual. HAPPY WORLD POPULATION DAY pic.twitter.com/6FlQ8VPHED— St Joseph Development Programmes (@SjdpKangemi) July 11, 2023
Every year on July 11, World Population Day is commemorated to increase public awareness of population concerns across the world and how they affect sustainable development. #WorldPopulationDay2023 pic.twitter.com/yl6ELdx2I0— What's Today (@Worlddiary_0S) July 11, 2023