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  • 07 Apr 2021
  • Statement

After COVID-19, let’s build equitable health care systems and more resilient societies

A healthier world is a fairer world. Today as we celebrate World Health Day, let us recall how much health has improved globally since the first time the day was marked over 70 years ago, even as we…

After COVID-19, let’s build equitable health care systems and more resilient…

A healthier world is a fairer world. Today as we celebrate World Health Day, let us recall how much health has improved globally…

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  • 01 Apr 2021
  • Statement

UNFPA statement on attacks in Palma, Mozambique

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, joins other United Nations agencies in expressing its grave concerns regarding the heinous attacks in Palma distri

UNFPA statement on attacks in Palma, Mozambique

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, joins other United Nations agencies in expressing

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  • 29 Mar 2021
  • Speech

The power to say yes, the right to say no,

Guest lecture at the London School of Economics  Hosted by the LSE Global Health Initiative

The power to say yes, the right to say no,

Guest lecture at the London School of Economics  Hosted by the LSE Global Health Initiative

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  • 22 Mar 2021
  • Statement

Statement on Gender-Based Violence in Tigray region of Ethiopia

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON D.C., 22 March 2021 - "Amid a worsening humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, reports of indiscriminate and targeted attacks against civilians, includi

Statement on Gender-Based Violence in Tigray region of Ethiopia

NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON D.C., 22 March 2021 - "Amid a worsening humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, reports

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  • 15 Mar 2021
  • Statement

Executive Director Statement on Myanmar

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, strongly reiterates the statements made by the office of the United Nations Secretary-General in condemning the escalating use of…

Executive Director Statement on Myanmar

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, strongly reiterates the statements made by the office of the…

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  • 08 Mar 2021
  • Statement

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They are presidents of countries and corporate boards. They head international and…

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They are presidents…

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  • 23 Feb 2021
  • Speech

Statement of the Executive Director to the High-Level Segment of the Human Rights Council

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the High-Level Segment of the 46th session of the Human Rights Council

Statement of the Executive Director to the High-Level Segment of the Human…

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem to the High-Level Segment of the 46th session of the Human Rights Council

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  • 23 Feb 2021
  • Statement

UNFPA Statement on the Situation in Myanmar

In light of the unfolding events in Myanmar, UNFPA joins the wider United Nations family in expressing its strongest concern over the adverse impacts on the rights, safety, health and well-being of

UNFPA Statement on the Situation in Myanmar

In light of the unfolding events in Myanmar, UNFPA joins the wider United Nations family in expressing its strongest concern over th

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  • 06 Feb 2021
  • Statement

2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Two million additional cases of female genital mutilation may occur over the next decade as COVID-19 shutters schools and disrupts programmes that help protect girls from this harmful practice.  …

2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over…

Two million additional cases of female genital mutilation may occur over the next decade as COVID-19 shutters schools and…

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