27 October 2015
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Preventable maternal and newborn deaths continue to plague much of the world. Women and their newborns wait for care at a UNFPA-supported health centre in Haiti. © Jared Chambers
NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY/PORT-AU-PRINCE – Despite global commitments, unacceptably large numbers of mothers and newborns continue to die during pregnancy and in the days following childbirth. Yet the actions needed to save... Read more
30 September 2013
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MEXICO CITY — An expert meeting on women’s health started yesterday, the third and last in a series of thematic discussions aiming to supplement the review process of the International Conference on Population and... Read more
23 August 2010
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LEON,  Mexico  — The  hall was filled with the energy of some 4,000 young people from more than 100 countries, who had gathered  at the World Youth Conference Social Forum here today to have a say about the future.  "... Read more
27 August 2010
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LEON, Mexico — The idea that governments must invest more in young people been repeated in forums and panels throughout the World Youth Conference this week. But why is this so important? And what specific investments... Read more
26 August 2010
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LEON, Mexico — “Culture cannot change unless you stand up and say something,” said Thabo Sephuma, a 29-year-old South African who has lived in five different countries and encountered discrimination first-hand. “Having... Read more
12 August 2010
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Today marks the 25th International Youth Day, which is also the launch at the United Nations of the International Year of Youth. The year-long commemoration, whose theme is dialogue and mutual understanding, aims to... Read more
1 December 2000
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Ms. Jones and UNFPA staff in the Mexico office. A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Guadalupe (Lupita) Jones, visited the Fund’s office in Mexico City, in late 2000 where she was... Read more
3 October 2001
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The women of the Del Carmen community in Mexico’s Hidalgo state recently received equipment to establish a candy-making industrial kitchen, thanks to the efforts of UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and former Miss Universe... Read more
18 March 2002
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MONTERREY, Mexico - Thoraya A. Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), today called on world leaders gathered here to give women a greater role in any development strategy they adopt.... Read more
17 April 2009
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MEXICO CITY — It’s a long way between the glamorous world of pop-stardom and the decidedly unglamorous world of violence against women. Or is it? Gabriela “Gaby” Villalba (24) and Barbara “Barbie” Sepulveda (20), the... Read more

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