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Worlds Apart - Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

What do economic inequality and family planning have in common? The surprising link between the two is explored in the State of World Population 2017, the flagship report of UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive...

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Working with both women and men, we continued the effort during 2001 to eliminate violence against women and the discrimination that limits the potential of individuals and nations.

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The goals of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) are reinforced by the agreements of other global United Nations conferences of the 1990s and, most recently, by the Millennium Development...

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This report was prepared by analysing information from a database generated by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Donor Support for Reproductive Health Commodities. 

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Human activity is altering the planet on an unprecedented scale, the report points out. More people are using more resources with more intensity and leaving a bigger "footprint" on the earth than ever before. The...

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The meeting examined, in particular, three issues of considerable importance to sexual and reproductive health, in order to assess the impact of clinical services, health systems and other underlying social, economic,...

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This publication documents UNFPA's contribution to the goals of the World Summit for Children and its commitment to young people. This commitment, anchored in the ICPD Programme of Action, includes support in four...

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This report documents some of the efforts that have been made, the major issues that still need to be tackled, and what partnerships at various levels can do to improve African responses to HIV/AIDS. publication of...

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The document opens by summarizing the complexity involved in measuring maternal mortality and the reasons why such measurement is subject to uncertainty, particularly when it comes to monitoring progress. Subsequently...

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This report reviews the first meeting of international fistula experts in London in July 2001, which launched this initiative and focused on concrete actions to alleviate the suffering of affected women.

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This new report provides an overview of the complex interrelations between population, the environment and poverty and the operational challenges they engender. The report documents UNFPA support for a number of...

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