News

News

5 June 2003
News
HIV/AIDS is spreading faster in Eastern Europe than it has anywhere else in the world.
6 May 2003
News
On the outskirts of Freetown, up a red clay road gashed by hard rain, sits a makeshift shelter some women call home.
16 April 2003
News
This year’s Søren Gyldendal Award has been presented to UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and best-selling fiction writer, Hanne-Vibeke Holst, in Copenhagen. Gyldendal is the largest Danish publishing house.
8 April 2003
News
A baby boy weighing 2.85 kilograms was the first infant delivered at the newly rebuilt maternity ward of Kabul’s Khair Khana hospital, which reopened at the end of March.
7 April 2003
News
Meheba, in northwest Zambia, is home to more than 50,000 refugees – mainly from Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with smaller numbers coming from Rwanda, Burundi and other countries in the region.
7 April 2003
News
UNFPA recently provided the Government of Sudan with six new four-wheel drive vehicles equipped as ambulances.
21 March 2003
News
Ministers and parliamentarians should enforce existing laws, to kick gender violence out of homes, communities and nations, UNFPA's Deputy Executive Director (Management), Imelda Henkin, has urged.
13 March 2003
News
We the African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians representing 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, meeting in Santa Maria/ SAL, Cape Verde, between 15-18 October 2002 for the Fifth Regional Conference of African Women... Read more
11 March 2003
News
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, helped launch a booklet to guide communications between parents and youth on sensitive matters in order to save adolescents’ lives by avoiding problems such as HIV/AIDS.
5 March 2003
News
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

Pages