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10 May 2002
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Almaz was only 13 when she became pregnant. Married at 12, the Ethiopian girl's tiny and fragile body was not ready for the strain of pregnancy and childbirth. After two days of labour pains, she was told to keep... Ver más
9 May 2002
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - Young adults challenged policy makers at a panel today to listen to the needs and concerns of adolescents when designing policies on reproductive and sexual health, and emphasized the need to... Ver más
22 April 2002
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Yuko Arimori, winner of two Olympic women's marathon medals, has pledged to use her position as a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to work for the rights of women and children. "I would... Ver más
22 April 2002
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - HIV/AIDS is a growing problem in camps for refugees and the internally displaced, especially in West Africa, according to a group of experts gathered in New York for a two-day conference... Ver más
18 April 2002
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - "The AIDS epidemic will eclipse everything else that goes on in Africa," says David Hassell, Africa Regional Manager for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) which has programmes to fight AIDS... Ver más
10 April 2002
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Relaying the voices of older persons in her country at the launching of the UNFPA book, Situation and Voices of the Older Poor and Excluded in South Africa and India, a South African contributor to the book, Tersia... Ver más
8 April 2002
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The United Nations Commission on Population and Development concluded its thirty-fifth session in New York on 5 April by adopting, without a vote, a resolution requesting the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to... Ver más
2 April 2002
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The fact that the world's population has not grown as fast as previously projected is an affirmation of the vision and success of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (... Ver más
31 March 2002
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SHALMAN REFUGEE CAMP, Khyber Agency, Pakistan -- Tens of thousands of displaced Afghans are returning home on the road from Peshawar to Jalabad. But in this desolate place not far from the border, thousands more are... Ver más
25 March 2002
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KABUL - The Shuhada Clinic in bombed-out western Kabul serves a population of 100,000. A vast wasteland separates the poor neighbourhood from the city proper. At night after curfew it is a dangerous no-go zone, cutting... Ver más

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