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20 November 2017
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Midwives attend to clients in Sindh Province. Midwifery training and support is empowering women and saving lives. © UNFPA Pakistan
TANDO MOHAMMAD KHAN/NAUSHAHARO FEROZE, Pakistan – Aashu Tresa, 32, remembers when becoming a mother was a life-or-death proposition. When she was growing up, no one in her rural village, Misree Kolhi, gave birth under... Read more
12 April 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/Shan State, Myanmar – “When people are not counted, they are excluded,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, yesterday during the opening session of the 49th Commission on Population and... Read more
13 April 2015
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Les 10 faits suivants témoignent des énormes progrès accomplis à l’échelle du globe, même s’il reste du chemin à parcourir. © UNFPA/Anna Adhikari
NATIONS UNIES, New York – Les dirigeants du monde entier ont ouvert aujourd’hui la 48e session de la Commission de la population et du développement. Dans le cadre de cet événement, ils dresseront le bilan du... Read more
1 June 2015
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Much of the world is poised to reap a demographic dividend. But to do this, countries must invest in young people. Students in Cotonou, Benin. © UNFPA Benin/Ollivier Girard
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Young people are increasingly recognized as critical actors in matters of global importance. "I place great hope in their power to shape our future,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-... Read more
20 November 2012
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NEW YORK --- Des universitaires et des experts de sept agences des Nations Unies se sont rassemblés cette semaine à l'UNFPA dans le cadre d'une série de consultations thématiques mondiales, ainsi que de consultations... Read more
29 June 2012
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PROVINCE DE BÂMIYÂN, Afghanistan --- « Personne n'a jamais effectué d'enquête ici auparavant, et personne n'a conscience du type de défis auquel nous sommes confrontés », déclare Mohammad Ibrahim, agriculteur de la... Read more
22 September 2014
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Jeunes filles nigériennes
NATIONS UNIES, New York – “ En investissant de manière substantielle en faveur de l'éducation des filles, de la santé sexuelle et reproductive des jeunes et des adolescents, et de l'autonomisation des femmes dans nos... Read more
18 November 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “Never before have there been so many young people – never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress,” Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA’s Executive Director,... Read more
3 September 2014
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CHIANG MAI, Thailand - The catastrophe predicted to result from the rapid ageing of Asian populations is far from inevitable, said experts at a regional conference being held this week in Thailand. Making changes to... Read more
9 July 2014
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Young people hold the keys to the future; unlocking their potential will lead to a better world for everyone. These facts are supported by mounting evidence from Sri Lanka, where UNFPA has worked... Read more

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