21 September 2016
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Residents flee brutal violence in the Rutshuru territory of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 2012. Women give birth, even in wartime and disasters. © UN Photo/Sylvain Liechti
UNITED NATIONS, New York/KYESHERO, Democratic Republic of the Congo – Women do not stop giving birth when disaster strikes. Every day, about 500 women die of childbirth-related causes in humanitarian emergencies or... Read more
9 February 2015
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Girls practice Taekwondo in Dushanbe. They are wearing t-shirts from the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign. Sports federations in Tajikistan are working to advance gender equality and prevent violence against women. © UNFPA Tajikistan/Panos Pictures/William Daniels
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – “Strong men respect women.” These were the words of World Taekwondo Champion Daler Tyuryaev, who is helping to lead a movement of martial artists in the battle against gender-based violence and... Read more
29 January 2014
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YANGON, Myanmar - The excitement was palpable as a group of young people patiently awaited the arrival of H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark in the heart of Yangon on 10 January, 2014. It was the first visit by the... Read more
10 March 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA Patron H.R.H. the Crown Princess of Denmark was briefed by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report and ways to translate it into action,... Read more
10 November 2013
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The Too Young to Wed photo exhibition travelled to Denmark where it opened at the University of Copenhagen on November 5 in the presence of H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, among many... Read more
30 May 2013
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – “The evidence is so clear. So why is this agenda so far from being completed?”This was the question posed by H.R.H Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, from the stage at the Women Deliver conference... Read more
21 August 2013
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UNFPA Patron, H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Visits Syrian Refugees in Jordan
ZA’ATARI, Jordan – H.R.H The Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited Za'atari refugee camp today, the second largest refugee camp in the world located in Jordan some 50 kilometres from the Syrian border. Known as the “... Read more
28 September 2013
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NEW YORK CITY – “One of the key indicators of inequality is maternal mortality. Every single day 800 women die from pregnancy and childbirth related complications”, H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark told a 60,000... Read more
14 November 2012
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Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, a UNFPA Patron and global advocate for the right to sexual and reproductive health, visited Mozambique last week to gain new insights and understanding of the nature... Read more
19 September 2012
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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, who serves as UNFPA Patron to support maternal health, met beneficiaries of social initiatives at the Reference Centre in Cidade de Deus (City of God), a youth centre is run by UNFPA... Read more

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