5 April 2010
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JAIPUR, India — A voter education campaign before village council elections in January and February has significantly increased the visibility of women’s health and rights issues in Rajasthan state. The campaign... Read more
22 April 2010
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MADOGO (near Garissa), North East Province, Kenya — In the scorching heat of the midday sun, shaded by the horizontal branches of a dende tree, village elders and women leaders from five communities listened intently as... Read more
9 March 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — “There was sadness, but also songs of joy and a strong commitment to rebuild Haiti,” said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, after attending an... Read more
15 February 2010
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PYONGYANG, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea — More than 35,000 North Koreans fanned out all over their country during the first half of October 2008 to knock on every door and interview an adult from every... Read more
29 March 2010
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HANOI, Viet Nam — As the first national radio soap opera that focused on changing the behaviour of young people in Viet Nam drew to a close, producers shared some of the 2,000 letters sent in by listeners, who testified... Read more
15 April 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — As the Commission on Population and Development addressed the overall theme of health, mortality, morbidity and development, a side panel organized by UNFPA looked at the contribution of reproductive... Read more
22 April 2010
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NAIROBI — When Lina Kilimo ran for the Kenya Parliament in 2002 on a platform of peace, development and ending female genital mutilation/cutting, her opponents claimed that as an uncircumcised woman, she was unfit to... Read more
15 March 2010
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TOKYO — Yuko Arimori, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and an Olympic medallist promoted UNFPA work during events on 8 March to mark International Women’s Day at a United Nations public symposium in Tokyo, Japan. Yuko... Read more
27 May 2010
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UVS PROVINCE, Mongolia — Mongolia is still reeling last winter’s ‘dzud’ that sent temperatures plunging to – 40 degrees, and killed nearly more than 7.8 million animals, over 17 per cent of the country’s livestock. The... Read more
12 April 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — Ms. Purnima Mane, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), this morning delivered an opening statement at the 43rd Session of Commission on Population and Development, whose theme is health,... Read more

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