World Contraception Day is celebrated every year on 26 September all over the world. Apart from India, in many countries, information is given from time to time to bring awareness about contraception among the people. Celebration of this day started from 26 September 2007. The purpose of celebrating World Contraception Day is to educate today's young generation about sexual awareness. To give information to the people by organising programs from time to time. To educate the younger generation about contraceptive measures. In this program people are told about the prevention of conception.
The ten international family planning organisations observed World Contraception Day on 26th September in 2007 in order to raise awareness about contraception. World Contraception Day is supported by 15 international NGOs, governmental organizations , scientific and medical societies in order to spreading the right knowledge about sexual and reproductive health. In 1994, During the International Conference on Population and Development , it was stated that the right of all couples and people to choose the number and spacing of their children independently and responsibility. This day focuses not only women but also their parents, health care professionals, and other relevant persons shall be informed about the contraception as possible.
Contraception plays an important role in sexual health and family planning. There are many benefits of using it, such as it can prevent unwanted pregnancy and it also plays an important role in population control. On this day newly married couples and other people are made aware about contraceptive means. World Contraception Day is supported by a coalition of 15 international NGOs, government organizations and scientific and medical societies with the interest of spreading true knowledge about sexual and reproductive health.