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7 February 2018
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has welcomed the Secretary General’s appointment today of Dereje Wordofa, an Ethiopian, as Deputy Executive Director (Programme).
5 February 2018
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About 68 million girls face female genital mutilation between 2015 and 2030, according to new research by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The new figures project that the current estimates of 3.9 million... Read more
26 January 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $463 million to provide life-saving services to about 30 million women of childbearing age, including over 4 million pregnant women,... Read more
17 October 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and development, according... Read more
10 October 2017
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GENEVA—As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention 2020... Read more
3 October 2017
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Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.
26 September 2017
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Cox’s Bazar, BANGLADESH, - Since 25 August, violence and conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has caused up to 480,000 Rohingya civilians to flee across the border into the Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh. UNFPA... Read more
20 September 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York -- Under the joint campaign Safe Birth Even Here, the Ministry of Public Health and Population of Haiti and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, have launched the Baby Box project, a new... Read more
13 September 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Hurricane Irma brought devastation across much of the Eastern Caribbean, with more than 4 million people affected, including 875,000 women and girls of childbearing age.
21 July 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $308 million to deliver life-saving work in 2017 to support about 38 million people, including more than 5.6 million pregnant women... Read more

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