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25 November 2017
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Rohingya refugees fleeing into Bangladesh have reported horrific stories of sexual violence. One woman, Shakila, said she was raped after being forced to watch the murder of her husband and infant daughter.
9 November 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York -- UNFPA, the United Nations Populations Fund, is concerned about the effects of the total closure of air, sea and land access to Yemen on the people in the country, particularly the 2.2 million... Read more
11 October 2017
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Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational attainment and... Read more
1 October 2017
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A new narrative about the role of older persons is in the making—one that acknowledges their potential to contribute to societies and economies.
19 August 2017
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Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth safely and to be protected from gender-based violence. Yet every day, untold millions of women and girls, whose lives have been... Read more
12 August 2017
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Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and peaceful world.
11 July 2017
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Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary family planning services and information.
5 June 2017
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The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, issued the following statement on the passing away of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin: “I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing away of Dr.... Read more
5 June 2017
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I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin. I offer sincere condolences to his family, to the staff of UNFPA, to the Government and people of Nigeria, and... Read more
23 May 2017
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Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Alice, from Malawi, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at the age of 83, after living with this terrible and treatable condition... Read more

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