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5 March 2003
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NEW YORK - The Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, has urged all nations to intensify their efforts to improve the status and health of women, as they mark International... Ver más
26 February 2003
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CAPE TOWN - When erratic weather in Southern Africa precipitated food shortages last year, they were initially blamed entirely on drought and, in some cases, misguided policies. But the scale and depth of the crisis-... Ver más
21 January 2003
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The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme and of the United Nations Population Fund approved 23 programmes on Tuesday, 21 January. Ten of the programmes are for Africa, six for Asia and the Pacific... Ver más
20 December 2002
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KINSHASA - Even as it prepares to implement a peace accord signed earlier this week to end Africa's widest war, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is mobilizing its troops to combat an enemy potentially deadlier... Ver más
19 November 2002
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21-22 November 2002, Ottawa, Canada OTTAWA - Over 130 parliamentarians from all over the world will gather in Ottawa, Canada, this week to identify actions they can take to promote reproductive rights and expand access... Ver más
30 October 2002
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Katibula, Mchinji District, Malawi - In this village at the centre of Southern Africa's "perfect storm", where hunger, poverty and AIDS reinforce each other like elements of a gathering hurricane, the women are singing... Ver más
14 October 2002
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When Jane Roberts of Redlands, California, sat down at her computer to express her outrage at the United States decision to withdraw $34 million from UNFPA, she had no idea that a campaign had been born. She was also... Ver más
14 August 2002
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KABUL - On a dusty football field about 700 yards from Khair Khana Maternity Hospital in northern Kabul, a team of Danish engineers, medical technicians and Afghan personnel have been working tirelessly since early... Ver más
25 July 2002
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Wendy Medina Sanchez was a pretty girl once. No longer. Now she looks as haggard and worn out as her unwashed second-hand clothes. Her long black hair is dull and lifeless and crawling with lice. She walks as if half... Ver más
17 July 2002
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Officially at peace since January 2002, the West African country of Sierra Leone is struggling to put a decade of unspeakable brutality behind it and start healing. The wounds sustained by the nation of approximately 5.... Ver más

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