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21 January 2003
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<p>The Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme and of the United Nations Population Fund approved 23 programmes on Tuesday, 21 January.</p>
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... 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

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