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18 September 2018
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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
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
6 September 2018
Statement
Statement by Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director for UNFPA East and Southern Africa, at the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Second Regular Session 2018 on 4 September in New York.  Madam... Read more
5 September 2018
News
LILONGWE, Malawi—Malawi has begun its 2018 Population and Housing Census, using tablets rather than a paper-based questionnaire to collect data, in its first-ever digital census undertaking. Malawi's... Read more
5 September 2018
News
MANGINA, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo—As if the consequences of an ongoing armed conflict were not already challenging, Mangina Reference Health Centre has found itself at the heart... Read more
30 August 2018
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ANTSIRABE, Madagascar—Madagascar’s momentous third general census has been achieved, 25 years after the previous one was carried out. Vital for the development of the country, this undertaking... Read more
23 August 2018
Opinion
Women and girls bear the brunt of political instability and ethnic conflicts. They are not spared either from the perils of droughts and food insecurity. To commemorate World Humanitarian Day, Dr.... Read more
23 August 2018
Statement
I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kofi Annan, who throughout his exemplary career worked tirelessly for a more just and peaceful world, based on our shared humanity and fundamental values... Read more
21 August 2018
News
LÓVUA REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Lunda Norte Province, Angola—With a grin on her face, Marie Anny, 13, approaches the people handing out dignity kits. On any other day she would be taking advantage of the... Read more
17 August 2018
News
SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia—At first, Trik Dulene and her husband agreed to use family planning to enable them to raise their two daughters within the limited resources available to them as a family. But... Read more

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