7 March 2006
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Educating women and girls is a powerful lever for their own empowerment and for their country's development. Through its adult education programmes, the Literacy Movement Organization spreads messages about reproductive... Read more
24 July 2006
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ULAANBATAAR, Mongolia — Like the rest of Asia, Mongolia is rapidly urbanizing, although it remains the most sparsely inhabited country in the continent. A third of the country’s 2.5 million people now live in or around... Read more
28 November 2007
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NEW YORK/MOSCOW — Tatiana remembers her wedding day as the happiest day of her life. Her groom Vladimir was handsome, courtly and, unlike so many of the men she had dated, courteous and faithful. When he lifted her chin... Read more
30 May 2006
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MASIAKA, Sierra Leone — For Mariama Bangura, the peace that followed a decade of bloody civil war in Sierra Leone was almost as devastating as the conflict itself. Mariama, now 25, was spirited away from her home in... Read more
11 October 2006
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CHISINAU, Republic of Moldova—“I endured nine years of consistent physical and emotional abuse at the hands of my husband,” says Angela. “I said nothing about it because I knew my circle of friends would not support me... 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
14 August 2006
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TORONTO, Canada — Three days before the XVI International AIDS Conference officially opened, youth delegates were preparing themselves to be more powerful advocates. In the stately gothic buildings of the University of... Read more
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
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
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

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