“Rights and choices are the answer: Whether baby boom or bust, the solution to shifting fertility rates lies in prioritizing the reproductive health and rights of all people” UN
On the one hand, it took us hundreds of thousands of years to grow up to one billion, and a mere 200 to grow seven times more, expecting to hit 11 billion by 2100. This is due to survival at the reproductive age, increasing urbanisation, migrations amd changes in fertility rates.
Since the 1970s fertility rates dropped globally to 2.5 children per woman, while life expectancy increased to 72.6 years. Moreover, urbanisations appears to be one of the factors combined with migration, today 66% of humanity lives in cities. When unmanaged these trends have strong implications that impact development, employment, the economy, income distribution, social protection, education, healthcare etc. So there is a need for policymakers to understand this data, in order to design interventions and adaptation that strive towards social sustainability towards a positive impact on the quality of life.
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