Statement

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10 December 2016
Déclarations
Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we recall its opening words: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. This principle is at the heart of the... Read more
1 December 2016
Déclarations
It is past time to get serious about HIV prevention. We cannot hope to end the AIDS epidemic when every day almost 6,000 people are infected with HIV.
21 November 2016
Déclarations
This is 2016 and yet one in three women worldwide still experiences or has experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, usually perpetrated by someone she knows. Moreover, millions of women and girls have been... Read more
18 October 2016
Déclarations
I am deeply concerned about the rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis in Mosul, Iraq, and the heightened threat to the health and lives of pregnant women who may be cut off from life-saving emergency obstetric care.
17 October 2016
Déclarations
To eradicate poverty – like any other goal to improve the human condition – we need to fully understand the world’s demographics. Poor countries with burgeoning youth populations may find it difficult to meet many of... Read more
11 October 2016
Déclarations
“Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to household chores.... Read more
1 October 2016
Déclarations
Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that everyone’s well-being is enhanced through this demographic shift, more... Read more
19 August 2016
Déclarations
This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone affected by crisis. We unite as one humanity.
12 August 2016
Déclarations
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates International Youth Day by reaffirming and recognizing the central role of young people in promoting the well-being of their families, communities and nations. This... Read more
8 August 2016
Déclarations
Statement of the United Nations Population Fund in response to reports of increased sexual violence in South Sudan. As fighting in South Sudan continues, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is concerned about the... Read more

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