20 December 2006
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MARGIBI, Liberia — Eyea Mulbah was only 14 years old when the rebels attacked her village, forcing her and her family to flee. In the confusion of the fighting she became separated from her brothers and parents and was... Read more
11 April 2006
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan accepted the first Seville Node Between Cultures Award in Spain on Monday and immediately pledged its monetary prize to a UNFPA-led joint initiative... Read more
23 October 2006
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DOI SAKET, Chiang Mai, Thailand — In modern societies where people tend to place products above human relations, older people are often considered a burden. But in this poor community affected by AIDS, they are valuable... Read more
13 December 2007
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today mourns the loss of two of its staff members and all persons who died as a result of Tuesday’s bombing in Algiers. UNFPA senior management has conveyed condolences to the... Read more
17 August 2006
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TORONTO, Canada — “AIDS is in the same league with the other big issues like global warming and poverty,” Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS said in a conference panel. “It is an exceptional problem that... Read more
16 May 2006
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today visited the Fistula Centre in the Dhaka Medical College Hospital and praised its staff for working to... Read more
1 December 2006
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HARARE, Zimbabwe — “Men do cry,” reads a poster in the Harare headquarters of Padare – the Men’s Forum on Gender. This short message speaks volumes about the enormous agenda of Padare: to alter deeply-rooted ideas about... Read more
28 June 2006
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — When her labour pains started, Shahin Akhtar, age 12, didn’t know what was happening. A neighbour had to explain. Her mother-in-law sent for a traditional, untrained birth attendant, who tried for... Read more
23 August 2006
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More than ever, young people move. Over the past few decades, political, economic, social and demographic changes have uprooted many people and stimulated migration to cities and abroad. The growing volume of trade,... Read more
25 May 2006
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N’DJAMENA, Chad — About 30 young women gaze with rapt attention as another recounts the story of a rural girl cast out of her family’s home after becoming pregnant. Colourful picture cards help illustrate the dramatic... Read more

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