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11 July 2002
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For the past 13 years, countries around the world have been observing World Population Day on 11 July to raise public awareness and draw policy makers' attention to population issues such as poverty, reproductive... Read more
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,... Read more
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... Read more
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?).
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... Read more
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.
22 May 2002
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Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has received the first George D. Younger Award from religious groups at the United Nations.
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.
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.
10 May 2002
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Adolescents' access to sexuality information and education must be ensured in order to enable them develop the knowledge and skills necessary to make the transition to adulthood, said presenters at a panel... Read more

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