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Providing Support to Sudanese Returning Home to Vote

JUBA, Southern Sudan  — Tens of thousands of Sudanese citizens are on the move, returning from the North to the South to participate in a referendum that will determine whether the South will secede.

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New Research Analyzes Intersections between Women’s Rights, Religion and Politics

UNFPA has been a leader in applying cultural fluency to development and in garnering support from faith-based organizations to help carry out its mandate.

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UN Secretary-General Welcomes the New Year and New Executive Director with Visit to UNFPA

<p>NEW YORK — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took time out of his busy schedule yesterday to visit UNFPA, personally wish staff a happy New Year, thank them for their work and welcome the new UNFPA Executive…

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Taking Stock: Chad’s Population and Housing Census

It is difficult to analyze demographic and reproductive health trends for Chad, one of the world’s poorest countries. That’s because so many data points are missing.

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New Video Captures the Recovery Efforts for Survivors of Pakistan’s Floods

More than five months after one of the worst floods in history, millions of people in Pakistan remain displaced and living without basic necessities.

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UNFPA’s Work to Save Mothers’ Lives Featured in New Series on Global Health

NEW YORK — UNFPA’s work to promote maternal health in humanitarian emergencies will be prominently featured on the first programme in a new ABC News series that examines the health issues that disproportionately afflict…

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NGOs and UNFPA Join Forces to Place Population Dynamics on Global Sustainable Development Agenda

NEW YORK — Representatives from 20 non-governmental organizations and UNFPA staff met today to build partnerships to advocate for the inclusion of population issues into the agendas of upcoming international…

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Thoraya Obaid, Leader Who Inspires, Leads from the Front Says UN Secretary-General

UNITED NATIONS, New York—United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that UNFPA’s Thoraya Ahmed Obaid will be remembered for her global leadership on human rights, reproductive health and the empowerment of…

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Dealing with the Legacy of Sexual Violence in Bosnia

<p>In the summer of 1992, Sreko Simic, one of Bosnia’s leading gynaecologists, worked without electricity, anaesthetics, or oxygen and with only a skeleton staff, to keep delivering babies at Sarajevo’s University…

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