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Day 4: From Mother Earth to Mothers 17 Days of Action

April 25, 2011

Seventeen Days of Action

Day 4 - Tell Us Why Family Planning is Important to the Planet

Preventing unwanted and unintended pregnancies is important to the health and welfare of women and their families, but it’s also important in many cases to the health of the environment.  In some developing countries, for example, population pressures are contributing to deforestation.  Tell us (via Twitter (#mil4bil), Facebook, blog comments, or YouTube video) why you think family planning is important to the future of the planet.