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30 October 2002
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Katibula, Mchinji District, Malawi  -In this village at the centre of Southern Africa's "perfect storm", where hunger, poverty and AIDS reinforce each other like elements of a gathering hurricane, the women are... Read more
14 October 2002
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When Jane Roberts of Redlands, California, sat down at her computer to express her outrage at the United States decision to withdraw $34 million from UNFPA, she had no idea that a campaign had been born.
14 August 2002
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KABUL - On a dusty football field about 700 yards from Khair Khana Maternity Hospital in northern Kabul, a team of Danish engineers, medical technicians and Afghan personnel have been working tirelessly since early... Read more
25 July 2002
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Wendy Medina Sanchez was a pretty girl once. No longer. Now she looks as haggard and worn out as her unwashed second-hand clothes. Her long black hair is dull and lifeless and crawling with lice.
17 July 2002
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Officially at peace since January 2002, the West African country of Sierra Leone is struggling to put a decade of unspeakable brutality behind it and start healing.
11 July 2002
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For the past 13 years, countries around the world have been observing World Population Day on 11 July to raise public awareness and draw policy makers' attention to population issues such as poverty, reproductive... Read more
1 July 2002
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In recognition of monumental efforts and achievements, the United Nations today acknowledged Dr. Kwasi Odoi-Agyarko and EngenderHealth for their contributions to increasing the awareness of, and providing solutions to,... Read more
26 June 2002
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In Cambodia HIV is spreading at an alarming rate, especially among young people between the ages of 15 and 35. The epidemic is seriously affecting the health, socio-economic development and living standards of the... Read more
25 June 2002
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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Alfred Biolek, recently took part in the most popular German television quiz game show entitled "Wer Wird Millionaer?" (Who Wants to be a Millionaire?).
14 June 2002
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Concluding a seven-day tour to observe United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) projects in Morocco, a team of Belgian parliamentarians has commended the Fund for its "very progressive" programme and recommended increased... Read more

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