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7 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is scaling up its emergency response to help more than 350,000 people who need immediate humanitarian help after Hurricane Matthew pounded Haiti this... Read more
19 September 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - Violence by Boko Haram continues to cause immense suffering in north-east Nigeria, where 2 million people are displaced and 7 million urgently need humanitarian assistance. On Friday 16... Read more
28 August 2016
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NAIROBI -- African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to empower youth and women to achieve... Read more
28 July 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Natalia Kanem, of Panama, as Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of UNFPA, the... Read more
27 May 2016
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ANTALYA, Turkey – Young people can lift the world’s 48 least developed countries out of poverty, provided governments invest in the education, empowerment and employment of millions of people poised to enter the labour... Read more
24 May 2016
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ISTANBUL–The World Humanitarian Summit concluded here today with a demonstrated resolve to live up to the pledge to leave no one behind, including the more than 60 million displaced, and women, children and other groups... Read more
23 May 2016
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Childbearing should always be safe, even in emergencies. This is the message that UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and United Colors of Benetton are shouting out as they roll-out a joint campaign, “Safe Birth... Read more
23 May 2016
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ISTANBUL—An unprecedented commitment by countries across the world to scale-up investments in sexual and reproductive health to end all preventable maternal deaths of women, girls and newborns in crises, was announced... Read more
27 April 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Carmen Barroso, a Brazilian social scientist with long commitment to population causes, and the Childbirth in Dignity Foundation, a Polish organization promoting improved quality of care for... Read more
30 March 2016
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SANA’A, Yemen – A year of conflict in Yemen has led to 21.2 million people requiring some form of humanitarian assistance, with nearly half of them being women and girls. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is... Read more

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