News on Human rights

12 Février 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/Beirut, Lebanon – Standing several inches shy of her middle-aged groom’s shoulder, the 12-year-old bride, outfitted in a child-size white wedding gown and veil, stiffly clutches a small bouquet... Lire plus
5 Février 2016
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NABATIEH, Lebanon – In late 2013, Haneen, now 14, fled Syria with her parents and 10 siblings. As her family made its way to the Turkish border, her father sustained injuries that left him paralyzed. Fearing he could no... Lire plus
1 Juin 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-... Lire plus
6 Mai 2015
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This family has lost two children to abductions by Boko Haram – an 18-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy. Their home was also burned to the ground by the insurgents. They are now living in a displacement camp in Adamawa State. © UNICEF/NYHQ2015-0636/Rich
ABUJA, Nigeria – Hundreds of women and children held by the militant group Boko Haram have been rescued by the Nigerian army in recent weeks. UNFPA is providing support to the freed women and girls in Borno and Adamawa... Lire plus
17 Avril 2015
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A new mother attends a culturally sensitive counselling session at the Jose Domingo De Obaldia Hospital in David, Panama. © UNFPA/Guadalupe Valdes
UNITED NATIONS, New York/PANAMA CITY, Panama – Health leaders from around the world convened at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, on Wednesday to highlight the need to ensure human rights are integrated into... Lire plus
11 Mars 2015
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A doctor discusses family planning issues with women at the UNFPA-supported Mchinji Hospital in Malawi. © UNFPA/Pirilani Semu-Banda
UNITED NATIONS, New York – For 20 years, the international community has agreed that reproductive rights are critical to global development. Yet these rights remain tragically unfulfilled for millions of women and girls... Lire plus
7 Avril 2014
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NATIONS UNIES, New York – Il y a vingt ans, en 1994, la communauté internationale se réunissait au Caire, en Égypte, pour analyser l’évolution du monde et la manière dont les changements affectaient les personnes les... Lire plus
21 Mars 2013
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NEW YORK – Une nouvelle étude de l’institut Guttmacher confirme que les femmes qui utilisent des contraceptifs et qui sont libres de choisir si elles souhaitent ou non avoir des enfants et à quel moment ont plus de... Lire plus
9 Octobre 2012
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KAPILVASTU, Népal — Bijay Laxmi, 15 ans, est mariée depuis l’âge de 11 ans. Dans quelques mois, elle ira vivre au sein de la famille de son mari, qu’elle ne connaît pas. Sa vie consistera à cuisiner, s’occuper du bétail... Lire plus
24 Octobre 2013
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UNFPA Launches Advocacy Platform for Post-2015 Development Framework
Exposé de position pour l'après-2015 de l'UNFPA À l'approche de la date d'échéance pour la réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), l'UNFPA a lancé une plateforme de plaidoyer pour le cadre... Lire plus

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