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UNFPA Executive Director Addresses Sun Valley Film Festival

UNITED NATIONS, New York — UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, last week visited Sun Valley, Idaho, where he was the key guest of honour at the Fifth Family of Women Film Festival.

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Two UNFPA Projects for Men Selected as Part of the 'Women Deliver 50'

Two UNFPA-supported projects dealing with men have been voted as among the 'Women Deliver 50' most inspiring ideas or solutions in terms of delivering for women.

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Women are the Fabric, Quilts Reflect their Strength

UNITED NATIONS, New York --- Everywhere in the world, women weave and mend the social fabric of family and community as well as clothing and textiles. Quilts, a traditionally female art form, often also serve as…

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Thirteen Ways of Delivering for Rural Women

The challenge of delivering for rural women is a critical issue for UNFPA as it works to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted and every childbirth is safe.

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Saving Women’s Lives in Rural Ethiopia by Task-Shifting Procedures to Clinicians

TIGRAY REGION, Ethiopia —  “We are all looking to you to be a window of hope to reduce the unnecessary death of mothers and newborns during pregnancy and delivery in rural Ethiopia,” said Dr.Tedros Adhanom, the Minister…

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Executive Director, Angelique Kidjo Call for an End to Female Genital Mutilation

<p>UNITED NATIONS, New York --- A senior United Nations official and the renowned singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo today urged all UN Member States and communities to outlaw female genital mutilation/cutting and…

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Executive Director Meets with Pregnant Teens in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Pregnant girls attending the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health clinic at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital here told UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin that they face many…

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Breaking the Chains of Poverty in the Macedonian Roma Community

SKOPJE, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia — Here in the capital city, people enjoy the life of a modern Europe. But just an hour's drive away, on its outskirts lies Shutto Orizari, a derelict ghetto that is…

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Empowering Rural Women: Commission on the Status of Women

UNITED NATIONS, New York --- Over the next two weeks, the 56th Commission on the Status of Women takes on the challenge of empowering rural women and acknowledging their crucial role in the eradication of hunger and…

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