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Population ‘Dashboards’ Offer New Ways to Visualize Data

PALO ALTO, California — Two interactive dashboards, created for UNFPA with business analytics technology from SAP AG and data from the United Nations Population Division and other international sources, have been…

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Causes and Consequences of Population Growth in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique — “I want three children,” Ana Maria says, pointing to her belly as she waits for prenatal care at the Boane Health Centre about an hour outside the capital, Maputo.

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Grassroots Efforts to Monitor Resolution 1325 Acknowledged on 11th Year Anniversary

NEW YORK — In October 2000, the UN Security Council passed its landmark Resolution 1325 as the first international agreement to specifically recognize the impact of armed conflict on women and their role as builders of…

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On UN Day, Secretary-General Tells Students to Make a World 7 Billion "Strong"

NEW YORK — “Let us make this a world of 7 billion people strong,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told students at a high school he visited on UN Day, the annual commemoration of the formation of the United Nations.

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Proposed Centre Would Address Many Aspects of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

NAIROBI ---Participants at an international conference on research, healthcare and preventive measures related to female genital mutilation/ cutting called for the creation an African Coordinating Centre for partnership…

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UNFPA Executive Director Visits Europe

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin met with development ministers, government officials, members of parliament and civil society representatives on his visit to Denmark, Germany and Luxembourg this week.

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Searching for Solutions: Violence Against Women in the South Pacific

Domestic violence is known to be a serious problem in the South Pacific. But, partly because it has traditionally been considered a private matter, the prevalence, causes and consequences of domestic violence in the…

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Executive Director Discusses Global Population Growth

<p>UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin emphasized the critical role of young people during a lecture yesterday on the ongoing challenges posed by global population growth.</p>

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International Conference on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Aims to Accelerate Change

NAIROBI, Kenya — “This initiative will improve the lives, health and dignity of women and girls in Africa,” said Nafissatou Diop, coordinator of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme that aims for the abandonment of the…

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