4 June 2010
News
KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka — Ramesha, a schoolteacher, waits patiently for a prenatal exam at a mobile clinic in this former battle zone. After being displaced 13 times in two years, she has finally returned home. She has... Read more
10 July 2010
News
OSH and JALAL-ABAD, Kyrgyzstan — To the left and to the right, you see houses completely burned to the ground, 26 in all, without roof or walls – each a hollow, empty shell that once was a home. Multiply this by three... Read more
22 July 2010
News
VIENNA, Austria — When Omar, an 18 year-old Moroccan college student, fell in love with his classmate Salma, he felt nervous about broaching the use of condoms with her. It was his first time having sexual relations and... Read more
8 July 2010
News
YEN HA VILLAGE, Viet Nam — May 19 was a special day for Thuy and her husband Nghe. Their son was one month old and, as dictated by Vietnamese tradition, they invited their relatives for a party. It was a big reunion,... Read more
30 June 2010
In the News
UNITED NATIONS — The role of culture in promoting the empowerment of women and upholding human rights was hotly debated today by senior United Nations officials, activists and academics as the UN Economic and Social... Read more
25 June 2010
News
NEW YORK — Some 300,000 persons have been displaced within Kyrgyzstan while as many as 100,000 took refuge in Uzbekistan and are now returning home, where the situation remains uncertain. An emerging concern among... Read more
30 July 2010
News
PANAMA CITY — Fourteen countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are carrying out population and housing censuses this year as part of the 2010 round, a global effort by governments to count their citizens, which... Read more
16 June 2010
News
PHU THO PROVINCE, Viet Nam — “My first year of marriage was very happy,” remembers Hoa with a smile. Everything was as she had planned. She was young, had married the man she loved and was running a successful cosmetics... Read more
19 July 2010
News
Poster for the music video, 'Quiet 'hood'' (Barrio Tranquilo). Right-click image to save high-resolution poster.Photo © UNFPA TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — What's the best way to inform young people about risks and get them... Read more
12 July 2010
In the News
As part of the UN South Africa Programme of Support to the FIFA 2010 World Cup, UNFPA and SWEAT (Sex Worker Education & Advocacy Taskforce) partnered with South African researchers to investigate key dimensions of... Read more

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