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5 March 2003
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NEW YORK - The Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, has urged all nations to intensify their efforts to improve the status and health of women, as they mark... Read more
5 March 2003
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“Women’s bodies have become a battleground over which opposing forces struggle,” says a new report about women in conflict.
5 March 2003
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Early in February, the India office of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, organized an event in Delhi to explore reproductive rights, including the rights of women.
26 February 2003
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CAPE TOWN - When erratic weather in Southern Africa precipitated food shortages last year, they were initially blamed entirely on drought and, in some cases, misguided policies.
21 January 2003
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The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme and of the United Nations Population Fund approved 23 programmes on Tuesday, 21 January.
20 December 2002
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KINSHASA -- Even as it prepares to implement a peace accord signed earlier this week to end Africa's widest war, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is mobilizing its troops to combat an enemy potentially... Read more
19 November 2002
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OTTAWA - Over 130 parliamentarians from all over the world will gather in Ottawa, Canada, this week to identify actions they can take to promote reproductive rights and expand access to reproductive health care (... Read more
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

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