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11 October 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the... Read more
11 October 2019
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Much has been achieved for girls and women under the ICPD Programme of Action, but much work remains Statement on International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2019   To mitigate global climate... Read more
8 October 2019
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MAPUTO, Mozambique—Ana Maria*, 30, suffered psychological, emotional and physical abuse at the hands of her husband for years and still feels distressed when she sees herself in the mirror or a photo... Read more
2 October 2019
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Malawi—“I am happy to have been part of this landmark training,” says Twambilile Kayuni, 28, Gender Programme Coordinator for Girls Empowerment Network (GENET). “It not only made me a trainer, but it... Read more
2 October 2019
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Malawi—Access to justice for survivors of gender-based violence is improving in Malawi following implementation of the pilot phase of the Spotlight Initiative in two of the six target districts. The... Read more
1 October 2019
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JUBA/KINSHASA/NEW YORK – Betty* is a survivor. The South Sudanese teenager has risen above a horrific act of violence and reclaimed her life. But her heroic act of recovery should never have been... Read more
27 September 2019
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JUBA, South Sudan—Peace, progress and gender equality will not be possible without women enjoying their rights to sexual and reproductive health, said First Vice President General Taban Deng Gai, as... Read more
24 September 2019
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We must invent and promote responsive and sensitive systems that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights among young people, said Dr. Shungu Gwarinda, Interim CEO of the Graҁa Machel Trust... Read more
19 September 2019
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WINDHOEK, Namibia—“Around one in five women will experience a mental health problem during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth, but maternal mental health disorders are treatable.” Postpartum... Read more
19 September 2019
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WINDHOEK, Namibia—Midwives, health-care providers and professional associations are the closest to delivering on the promise of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) to... Read more

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