News on Demographic dividend

1 Junio 2015
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Much of the world is poised to reap a demographic dividend. But to do this, countries must invest in young people. Students in Cotonou, Benin. © UNFPA Benin/Ollivier Girard
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Young people are increasingly recognized as critical actors in matters of global importance. "I place great hope in their power to shape our future,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-... Leer más
29 Mayo 2015
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Students in Daoukro, Côte d’Ivoire. Young people are poised to transform the country's future. But to do so, they must be empowered, educated and employed. © UNFPA Cote d'Ivoire
DAKAR, Senegal – "I knew I was pregnant, but I talked to my classmate, not my parents or my teachers,” said Amina, 18, a student in Daoukro, Côte d’Ivoire.  “My parents were very upset and not kind. They rejected me."... Leer más
26 Enero 2015
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señala Viviana Palacios, de 26 años de edad, líder comunitaria juvenil colombiana.
VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia – ”Tenía 14 años cuando mi familia huyó”, comenta Viviana, de 26 años de edad. “Llegamos a una nueva ciudad donde pensábamos que podríamos vivir en paz, pero allí también había grupos armados.”... Leer más
22 Septiembre 2014
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Niñas en el Níger
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – “Si invertimos de forma significativa en la educación de las niñas, la salud sexual y reproductiva de los jóvenes y los adolescentes, así como en el empoderamiento de las mujeres en... Leer más
18 Noviembre 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “Never before have there been so many young people – never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress,” Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA’s Executive Director,... Leer más
16 Julio 2014
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PRAGUE, Czech Republic – When Maryana Borisova was a teenager in Bulgaria, she seemed destined to follow the same life path as other girls in her traditional Roma community: She would get married and have her first... Leer más
9 Julio 2014
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Young people hold the keys to the future; unlocking their potential will lead to a better world for everyone. These facts are supported by mounting evidence from Sri Lanka, where UNFPA has worked... Leer más
15 Abril 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – The growing number of young people in Africa could offer enormous potential gains to the continent, but only if their needs are met and their rights are fulfilled. This was the central message... Leer más
11 Marzo 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women opened in New York, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the World Bank Group convened a high-level side event to focus... Leer más
12 Noviembre 2013
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 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – One of the largest gatherings in the area of sexual and reproductive health, the third International Conference on Family Planning opened today in Addis Ababa, calling attention to the wide-... Leer más

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