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Towards Ending Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) — UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, together with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura,…

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UNFPA Moves to Promote Condom Use Among Malawi Youth

<p>BLANTYRE, Malawi — In Malawi, the United Nations Population Fund and Malawi government have launched the first ever national HIV/AIDS prevention drive that seeks to promote and increase condom use among youths…

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A First Birthday Far Away from Home

CYBER CITY, Jordan — Giggling, playing and uttering his first words "mama" and "papa", Abdullah just turned one. Born as a Syrian refugee in Jordan last year, his parents had hoped to return to their…

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Equality, Quality, Accountability: Experts Highlight Priorities for Women’s Health

MEXICO CITY — Experts participating in a key meeting on women’s health in Mexico have put forward their recommendations for the future development agenda, centred on the need for equality, quality and accountability in…

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Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Representatives from 52 African countries, UN agencies, civil society, and youth organizations are gathered at the Regional Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 to review the…

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Experts Review Advances, Challenges for Women’s Health Globally

MEXICO CITY — The expert meeting on women’s health is the third and last in a series of thematic discussions aiming to supplement the review process of the International Conference on Population and Development and…

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UNFPA Patron Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Highlights Women’s Empowerment at Global Citizen Festival

NEW YORK CITY– “One of the key indicators of inequality is maternal mortality. Every single day 800 women die from pregnancy and childbirth related complications”, H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark told a 60,000…

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Empowering Girls as Leaders of Tomorrow

UNITED NATIONS, New York — Farwa Khalil’s parents could not afford her education costs, so she was pulled out of eighth grade to be married. Luckily, her aunt saved her by paying the expenses, and Farwa is now back in…

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Maternal Health: Why Are Women Still Dying?

UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA and the South African Broadcast Corporation’s "Big Debate" series brought together a high-level panel and a dynamic audience to tackle the hard-hitting questions at the heart…

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