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17 October 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and development, according... Read more
10 October 2017
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GENEVA—As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention 2020... Read more
3 October 2017
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Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.
26 September 2017
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Cox’s Bazar, BANGLADESH, - Since 25 August, violence and conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has caused up to 480,000 Rohingya civilians to flee across the border into the Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh. UNFPA... Read more
20 September 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York -- Under the joint campaign Safe Birth Even Here, the Ministry of Public Health and Population of Haiti and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, have launched the Baby Box project, a new... Read more
13 September 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Hurricane Irma brought devastation across much of the Eastern Caribbean, with more than 4 million people affected, including 875,000 women and girls of childbearing age.
21 July 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $308 million to deliver life-saving work in 2017 to support about 38 million people, including more than 5.6 million pregnant women... Read more
13 July 2017
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LONDON – On World Population Day, 11 July, international donors at the landmark Family Planning Summit in London committed a total of $207 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The new funding will help... Read more
11 July 2017
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London, United Kingdom, 11 July 2017― Nutrition International and UNFPA, the United Nations Populations Fund, announced today at the Family Planning Summit 2020 in London, a partnership to provide services integrating... Read more
5 June 2017
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With profound sadness UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was 68 years old. “This is a devastating... Read more

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