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UNFPA Promotes Cairo Programme Implementation in Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Kyrgyzstan recently held a workshop in the capital, Bishkek, to promote the implementation of the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on…

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World’s Youth Resolve to Lead Anti-HIV/AIDS Crusade, Promote Responsibility

DAKAR, Senegal – Youths from nearly 90 countries resolved to lead the crusade against HIV/AIDS all over the world, in adopting the Dakar Youth Empowerment Strategy at the end the Fourth World Youth Forum of the United…

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Least Developed States Demand Strongest Measures Against HIV/AIDS

The Third United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries held in Brussels, from 14 to 20 May 2001, concluded by adopting by consensus a political declaration in which 193 participating governments committed…

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"Men Must Help End Gender Violence", Says UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in Cambodia

Violence against women is, unfortunately, widespread in many parts of the world. Because they lack power, women suffer discrimination from early childhood and are too often the victims of domestic violence.

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Botswana Struggles to Overcome the Worst AIDS Rate in the World

Francistown -- Botswana is the front line of the war against AIDS. This insidious disease has spread silently, but all too swiftly through the population of this southern African nation, that sits on top of South Africa.

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Epilogue to Childhood Encounter

My first and last encounter with a victim of vesico-vaginal fistula, better known by its acronym VVF, was almost 40 years ago. She was a constant visitor to my uncle's house in my old neighbourhood in Maiduguri,…

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For Elizabeth: Mpule Kwelagobe Promotes Responsible Behaviour, Donors' Support, in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

No scientist on earth has so far invented a drug that can cure AIDS. However, individuals, governments and groups can fight to prevent it. That is exactly what UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and Miss Universe 1999, Mpule…

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German Goodwill Ambassador Discusses Adolescents' Reproductive Health Needs

<p class="bodytext">Shortly into the New Year, on Saturday, 20 January, the newly appointed Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and a Spokesperson for the German Foundation…

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Goodwill Ambassador Guadalupe Jones Visits Mexico Field Office

<p>A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Guadalupe (Lupita) Jones, visited the Fund’s office in Mexico City, in late 2000 where she was received by the staff, at that time led by…

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