The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Tuesday that the Arab world population has reached 359 million in 2017. According to the UNFPA report the life expectancy at birth for males in the Arab world is 68 years and for females 72 years. The world’s population is expected to reach 8.6 billion by 2030. Read More: UNESCO leadership race exposes rift between Egypt, Qatar With global fertility declining, UNFPA said in its report that gender discrimination in some 160 countries still exists while in countries with a very low overall index one out of every three girls are married before the age of 19 years. The report explained that developing countries annually record nearly 89 million unwanted pregnancies, 30 million […]
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