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25 April 2015
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On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I express our deepest sympathy to the people and Government of Nepal following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Kathmandu and the surrounding regions this... Read more
14 April 2015
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On the anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok Girls from their secondary school in north-eastern Nigeria, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, reiterated his... Read more
8 March 2015
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Au cours des 20 dernières années, nous avons assisté à des progrès remarquables dans la promotion des droits fondamentaux et de la dignité des femmes et des filles, ainsi que de leur pleine et égale participation à la... Read more
6 February 2015
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) violates the human rights and undermines the health and well-being of some 3 million girls each year. More than 130 million girls and women in the 29 countries in Africa and the Middle... Read more
10 December 2014
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Aujourd’hui, en la Journée internationale des droits de l’homme, j’applaudis les défenseurs des droits de l’homme sur toute la planète et tous ceux qui ont participé aux 16 journées d’activisme destinées à mettre fin à... Read more
28 November 2014
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Today, on World AIDS Day, I join every person around the world who believes the next generation should be free of HIV and AIDS. More than 30 years into the epidemic, we have moved beyond the early devastation wreaked... Read more
24 November 2014
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As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December. Join the global effort to “Orange YOUR... Read more
12 November 2014
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Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and Tewodros Melesse, Director-General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), today issued a joint statement... Read more
19 October 2014
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Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes news of a ceasefire agreement that is expected to lead to the release of the more than 200 girls who were kidnapped... Read more
10 October 2014
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warmly welcomes the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai, which acknowledges Malala’s struggle to promote the rights of young girls, particularly to education.... Read more

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