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11 July 2016
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The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities, or just plain... Read more
23 May 2016
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Today, 23 May 2016, as world leaders gather for the World Humanitarian Summit, we jointly commit to intensify support to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in crisis... Read more
5 May 2016
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Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund: On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, salutes the contribution of... Read more
14 April 2016
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“Bring Back Our Chibok Girls and all other abductees now,” Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, appealed today.
10 March 2016
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Concerned by reports of the Zika virus spreading through sexual contact, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, strongly urges governments and all other partners to provide information and access to voluntary family... Read more
8 March 2016
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For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive.
4 February 2016
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is closely monitoring the outbreak of the Zika virus and warning about its potentially adverse effects on the health of women and babies, particularly in Latin America. We are... Read more
3 February 2016
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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a violent practice, scarring girls for life – endangering their health, depriving them of their rights, and denying them the chance to reach their full potential.
1 February 2016
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Everyone should take steps to avoid exposure to the Zika virus. Pregnant women and those of childbearing age should take extra care to avoid exposure to mosquito bites, use insecticide-treated mosquito nets and apply... Read more
31 December 2015
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The world will make history tomorrow by officially launching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the new development agenda that promises to lift millions of people from poverty, save and improve the lives of... Read more

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