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1 October 2001
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In 1998 the United Nations Foundation funded a small media project for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). This project, called “Personalizing Population”, was conceived as a way to focus popular media attention... Read more
30 September 2001
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Kyrgyzstan recently held a workshop in the capital, Bishkek, to promote the implementation of the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on... Read more
20 August 2001
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DAKAR, Senegal – Youths from nearly 90 countries resolved to lead the crusade against HIV/AIDS all over the world, in adopting the Dakar Youth Empowerment Strategy at the end the Fourth World Youth Forum of the United... Read more
22 May 2001
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The Third United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries held in Brussels, from 14 to 20 May 2001, concluded by adopting by consensus a political declaration in which 193 participating governments committed... Read more
9 May 2001
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Violence against women is, unfortunately, widespread in many parts of the world. Because they lack power, women suffer discrimination from early childhood and are too often the victims of domestic violence.
22 April 2001
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Francistown -- Botswana is the front line of the war against AIDS. This insidious disease has spread silently, but all too swiftly through the population of this southern African nation, that sits on top of South Africa.
1 April 2001
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My first and last encounter with a victim of vesico-vaginal fistula, better known by its acronym VVF, was almost 40 years ago. She was a constant visitor to my uncle's house in my old neighbourhood in Maiduguri,... Read more
30 March 2001
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No scientist on earth has so far invented a drug that can cure AIDS. However, individuals, governments and groups can fight to prevent it. That is exactly what UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and Miss Universe 1999, Mpule... Read more
30 January 2001
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Shortly into the New Year, on Saturday, 20 January, the newly appointed Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and a Spokesperson for the German Foundation for World Population (Deutsche... Read more
1 December 2000
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A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Guadalupe (Lupita) Jones, visited the Fund’s office in Mexico City, in late 2000 where she was received by the staff, at that time led by the former... Read more

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