50th Anniversary

ZPG to PopConnect: Half a Century in the Making of “Family Planning as a Human Right”

Fifty years ago, the United Nations officially recognized family planning as a universal human right. This landmark declaration was established in the Proclamation of Tehran drafted and adopted by the International Conference on Human Rights (ICHR) in 1968. As Article 16 of the Proclamation states, “The protection of the family and of the child remains […]

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