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"Men Must Help End Gender Violence", Says UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in Cambodia

Violence against women is, unfortunately, widespread in many parts of the world. Because they lack power, women suffer discrimination from early childhood and are too often the victims of domestic violence.

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Botswana Struggles to Overcome the Worst AIDS Rate in the World

Francistown -- Botswana is the front line of the war against AIDS. This insidious disease has spread silently, but all too swiftly through the population of this southern African nation, that sits on top of South Africa.

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Epilogue to Childhood Encounter

My first and last encounter with a victim of vesico-vaginal fistula, better known by its acronym VVF, was almost 40 years ago. She was a constant visitor to my uncle's house in my old neighbourhood in Maiduguri,…

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For Elizabeth: Mpule Kwelagobe Promotes Responsible Behaviour, Donors' Support, in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

No scientist on earth has so far invented a drug that can cure AIDS. However, individuals, governments and groups can fight to prevent it. That is exactly what UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and Miss Universe 1999, Mpule…

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German Goodwill Ambassador Discusses Adolescents' Reproductive Health Needs

<p class="bodytext">Shortly into the New Year, on Saturday, 20 January, the newly appointed Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and a Spokesperson for the German Foundation…

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Goodwill Ambassador Guadalupe Jones Visits Mexico Field Office

<p>A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Guadalupe (Lupita) Jones, visited the Fund’s office in Mexico City, in late 2000 where she was received by the staff, at that time led by…

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UNFPA Ambassador Kishi launches documentaries; Fund, Japan begin annual consultations

<p>UNFPA’s Goodwill Ambassador, Keiko Kishi, last February presented Japanese media with highlights of three half-hour television documentaries shot during her visit to Senegal from 8 to 17 January to see the…

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Syria's Soliman named U.N. goodwill envoy

<p> <b>DAMASCUS (Reuters)</b> - Syrian actor and director Jamal Soliman has joined a growing list of world celebraties to win a job at the United Nations -- as a goodwill ambassador.</p>

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