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What does WPC stand for?

WPC stands for World Population Conference

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This report tracks the evolution of governments' views and policies on population and development that has taken place since the World Population Conference in 1974.
Yet even as late as 1973, as the following episode that involved Mildred Persinger and other NGO representatives in the World Population Conference preparations demonstrates, as the UN and member states were debating and defining programs and strategies to respond to global problems of population growth and development, they were not recognizing that 'women' mattered.
Not world population conferences, such as last year's Cairo conference which amply demonstrated that religious bigotry, quoting man-inspired and man-conspired sermons, and those of a long, long time ago, as of divine exposition, will in the foreseeable future very effectively thwart, block, and destroy rational action.
But as recently as 1984, the government still hadn't made a dent in the growth rate, as Vice President Mwai Kibaki conceded at the second World Population Conference held that year in Mexico City.
Transition theory was used during the inaugural United Nations World Population Conference (Bucharest, 1974) to support the optimistic view that current high rates of global population growth will not persist, and it has drawn a healthy number of proponents in subsequent conferences.