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Latin American, Caribbean Countries Poised to Reaffirm Cairo Consensus

SANTIAGO, Chile—Thirty-two Latin American and Caribbean countries stand poised to adopt a declaration reaffirming their commitment to the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and…

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Providing Quality Reproductive Health Services to Women in Bangladesh

MANIKGANJ, Bangladesh—This bustling farming community, 70 kilometres south of Dhaka, is a town of narrow dirt lanes, clogged with humanity and every conceivable form of transport, from rickshaws and bullock carts to…

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Reproductive Health for the Displaced: Special Report Now Online

New York —Why does Afghanistan have the highest maternal mortality rate in the world? What four conditions must be met to reduce it?

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The New Route to Safer Childbirth in Rural Senegal

GOUDIRY, Senegal — It’s a long way — 70 kilometres along a hot and dusty dirt road — from the village of Goudiry to the regional hospital in Tambacoumba.

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First Cambodian National Population Policy launched in 2004

On Wednesday 4 February 2004, Prime Minister, Mr. Hun Sen, launched Cambodia’s first National Population Policy at a ceremony in the capital, Phnom Penh.

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UNFPA Initiative Raises Awareness of Fistula Cases in Sudan

“Yes for Prevention. No for discrimination” was the slogan of this year’s AIDS Day commemoration by UNFPA in Sudan.

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Market Responsible Behaviour Creatively To Prevent AIDS, Says UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador At Caribbean Media Awards

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In an appeal to the region’s leaders, media and parents, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Wendy Fitzwilliam, has suggested that responsible behaviour should be marketed creatively to protect Caribbean…

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A Battle on Many Fronts: Fighting Domestic Violence in Timor-Leste

MANATUTO, Timor-Leste—In a hot, makeshift classroom in this small town’s police station, police officers from several districts are being trained to protect victims of domestic violence and deal with offenders.

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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Wins Germany's Highest Honour

The UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in Germany, Alfred Biolek, has received the Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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