Constituting The Post-Imperial Global Community

World Population Day 2010

Reliable and Accurate Data on Population for Whom?

The 11th of July is World Population Day. The United Nations Population (UNFPA) has selected the theme "Everyone Counts", which according to them "will underscore the importance of data for development". The main issue raised through this theme is of "fostering an understanding of why reliable, disaggregated data is so crucial to progress and encourage people to participate in the census and other data collection efforts".

No one denies the need for reliable and accurate data. But the question is why UNFPA has realised the (Read More )