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13 November 2001
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BRATISLAVA—“Everyone knows women are victims of war, but they are never represented at the peace table,” Elisabeth Rehn, a United Nations advocate for women in wartime and post-war situations told an expert meeting that... Read more
12 November 2001
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Mombasa, Kenya - Kenya's Minister for Public Health, Hon. Sam K. Ongeri, today opened a workshop attended by health experts from all over Africa.
7 November 2001
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Unbalanced consumption harms the environment and environmental destruction has a disproportionate impact on the poor, said Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the UNFPA, as she launched The State of World Population... Read more
5 November 2001
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Afghan women from all walks of life must be part of designing the humanitarian response, and male leaders should encourage their inclusion, says relief worker Sippi Azerbaijani-Moghaddam of the Women’s Commission, an... Read more
2 November 2001
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The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes it have moved beyond being a medical issue and become threats to the survival of societies and to development, a... Read more
29 October 2001
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United Nations–Young artists from 61 countries took part in this year’s International Poster Contest organized by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
26 October 2001
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The reproductive needs of women need to be recognized as both emergency and development priorities, and should be integrated into both humanitarian assistance and development efforts, Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director... Read more
25 October 2001
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Partnerships among organizations in Europe and other parts of the world are critical to enabling the international community to effectively tackle the challenges of the twenty-first century, the UNFPA’s Executive... Read more
9 October 2001
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The UNFPA is helping Eritrea’s preparations for its first census, expected in 2002, by providing the country with 20 all-terrain vehicles.
3 October 2001
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The women of the Del Carmen community in Mexico’s Hidalgo state recently received equipment to establish a candy-making industrial kitchen, thanks to the efforts of UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and former Miss Universe... Read more

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