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11 October 2018
Statement
Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2018   We believe in the power of... Read more
8 October 2018
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Women and girls make up nearly half of the 258 million people worldwide who have crossed international borders to escape danger or pursue opportunity.  Amidst unprecedented... Read more
5 October 2018
News
ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more
4 October 2018
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Harare, Zimbabwe, 4 October, 2018—As Zimbabwe battles a cholera outbreak, UNFPA, the United Populations Fund, is providing dignity kits to women and girls in the affected areas and supporting cholera... Read more
1 October 2018
News
ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review—Africa needs the contribution of its civil society to drive its 2063 transformation agenda. As part of the Five-... Read more
26 September 2018
News
BUJUMBURA, Burundi—"During my youth, I had to abort four times. I was afraid for my life when [on one occasion] it was dark and the doctor had only two candles to light [the room]," says Cecile... Read more
18 September 2018
News
MOTSHANE, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in which they lack... Read more
18 September 2018
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SIPHOCOSINI, Mbabane, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in... Read more
18 September 2018
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MAHWALALA, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in which they lack... Read more
7 September 2018
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RUMBEK, South Sudan – More women in South Sudan die during pregnancy and childbirth than in nearly every other country in the world. Yet the vast majority of maternal deaths can be averted with... Read more

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