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10 April 2002
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Relaying the voices of older persons in her country at the launching of the UNFPA book, Situation and Voices of the Older Poor and Excluded in South Africa and India, a South African contributor to the book, Tersia... Read more
8 April 2002
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The United Nations Commission on Population and Development concluded its thirty-fifth session in New York on 5 April by adopting, without a vote, a resolution requesting the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to... Read more
2 April 2002
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The fact that the world's population has not grown as fast as previously projected is an affirmation of the vision and success of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and... Read more
31 March 2002
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SHALMAN REFUGEE CAMP, Khyber Agency, Pakistan -- Tens of thousands of displaced Afghans are returning home on the road from Peshawar to Jalabad. But in this desolate place not far from the border, thousands more are... Read more
25 March 2002
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KABUL - The Shuhada Clinic in bombed-out western Kabul serves a population of 100,000. A vast wasteland separates the poor neighbourhood from the city proper. At night after curfew it is a dangerous no-go zone, cutting... Read more
18 March 2002
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MONTERREY, Mexico -- Thoraya A. Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), today called on world leaders gathered here to give women a greater role in any development strategy they adopt.
18 March 2002
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It is late afternoon and a pale February sun casts shafts of golden light through the shade trees surrounding a small square in the quiet village of Bibir Bazar, buried deep in the pancake-flat rice country of southern... Read more
17 March 2002
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BRUSSELS -- In a recent meeting at the Belgian Parliament, a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Face to Face Spokesperson and popular television personality, Goedele Liekens, urged... Read more
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- The small surgery in the Khair Khana 52-Beds Hospital smells of blood. (Actually it is more a clinic than a hospital.).
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- “When we asked for help in reconstructing an office for our ministry, UNFPA really acted quickly,” says Dr. Sima Samar, Minster for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan’s interim administration.

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