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18 March 2002
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It is late afternoon and a pale February sun casts shafts of golden light through the shade trees surrounding a small square in the quiet village of Bibir Bazar, buried deep in the pancake-flat rice country of southern... Read more
18 March 2002
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MONTERREY, Mexico -- Thoraya A. Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), today called on world leaders gathered here to give women a greater role in any development strategy they adopt.
17 March 2002
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BRUSSELS -- In a recent meeting at the Belgian Parliament, a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Face to Face Spokesperson and popular television personality, Goedele Liekens, urged... Read more
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- The small surgery in the Khair Khana 52-Beds Hospital smells of blood. (Actually it is more a clinic than a hospital.).
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- “When we asked for help in reconstructing an office for our ministry, UNFPA really acted quickly,” says Dr. Sima Samar, Minster for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan’s interim administration.
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A severe shortage of trained female doctors and midwives is a major obstacle to extending reproductive health care to Afghan women.
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- Dr. Sima Samar, Afghanistan’s interim Minister for Women’s Affairs, is a woman in a hurry.
11 February 2002
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Imams in Senegal's Tambacounda and Kolda regions have expressed support for the work of the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), especially for its $11.5 million country programme for 2002-06, which includes $8... Read more
2 February 2002
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"Today, perhaps for the first time in history, it is possible to launch a truly global response to the major infectious diseases that keep people in poverty."
1 February 2002
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The Mongolia Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Linda Demers, has received an honorary doctorate degree in Economic Science from the National University of Mongolia, the nation's oldest... Read more

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