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6 May 2003
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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
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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
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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
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UNFPA recently provided the Government of Sudan with six new four-wheel drive vehicles equipped as ambulances.
7 April 2003
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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.
21 March 2003
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<p>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.</p... Read more
13 March 2003
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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
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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
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<p class="bodytext"> <b>NEW YORK</b> - The Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, has urged all nations to intensify their efforts to improve... 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.

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