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1 July 2002
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In recognition of monumental efforts and achievements, the United Nations today acknowledged Dr. Kwasi Odoi-Agyarko and EngenderHealth for their contributions to increasing the awareness of, and providing solutions to,... Voir plus
26 June 2002
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In Cambodia HIV is spreading at an alarming rate, especially among young people between the ages of 15 and 35. The epidemic is seriously affecting the health, socio-economic development and living standards of the... Voir plus
25 June 2002
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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Alfred Biolek, recently took part in the most popular German television quiz game show entitled "Wer Wird Millionaer?" (Who Wants to be a Millionaire?). He participated in a particular airing... Voir plus
14 June 2002
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Concluding a seven-day tour to observe United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) projects in Morocco, a team of Belgian parliamentarians has commended the Fund for its "very progressive" programme and recommended increased... Voir plus
28 May 2002
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Nepal's fertility and mortality rates are on a downward trend, according to recently released preliminary findings from the country's 2001 National Census and its National Demographic Health Survey. Both the census and... Voir plus
22 May 2002
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Presentation of award from Jefferey Huffines, President of the Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN to Dr. Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA. Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of the United... Voir plus
22 May 2002
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A team of parliamentarians from the United Kingdom has returned from China with praise for the UN Population Fund's work there. The Parliamentarians recently visited China to investigate allegations that the Population... Voir plus
15 May 2002
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The number of abortions carried out in Russia has witnessed a sharp drop in recent years, thanks to a growing use of contraceptives prompted by a government family planning campaign. The number of terminated pregnancies... Voir plus
10 May 2002
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - An expert panel warned today that early marriage truncates many life opportunities for girls, violating their human rights and often negatively impacting their health. The experts, gathered to... Voir plus
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... Voir plus

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