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  • 02 Dec 2021
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UNFPA launches bodyright, a new ‘copyright’ symbol to demand protection from online violence

In a bid to end rising online violence, UNFPA—the United Nations agency dedicated to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights and ending gender-based violence—has launched bodyright, a new…

UNFPA launches bodyright, a new ‘copyright’ symbol to demand protection from…

In a bid to end rising online violence, UNFPA—the United Nations agency dedicated to advancing sexual and reproductive health and…

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  • 15 Nov 2021
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In follow-up to the Nairobi Summit, High-Level Commission calls for urgent, ambitious action to end alarming disparities in sexual and reproductive justice

The first report of the independent advisory body comes at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has seen a harrowing setback in women and girls’ rights

In follow-up to the Nairobi Summit, High-Level Commission calls for urgent,…

The first report of the independent advisory body comes at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has seen a harrowing setback in…

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  • 01 Oct 2021
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UN Secretary-General reappoints Dr. Natalia Kanem as UNFPA Executive Director

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez, has reappointed Dr. Natalia Kanem as the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, for a second…

UN Secretary-General reappoints Dr. Natalia Kanem as UNFPA Executive Director

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez, has reappointed Dr. Natalia Kanem as the Executive Director of UNFPA,…

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  • 29 Sep 2021
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UNFPA ramps up its support to civil registration and vital statistics – a cornerstone of gender equality

After five years at Canada’s International Development Research Centre, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, has become the new institutional host of the Centre of…

UNFPA ramps up its support to civil registration and vital statistics – a…

After five years at Canada’s International Development Research Centre, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health…

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  • 25 Sep 2021
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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Natalia Vodianova onstage at Global Citizen Live calls for urgent funding for reproductive health supplies and contraception

Paris, France, 25 September 2021 – Today at Global Citizen Live event in Paris, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Natalia Vodianova announced the creation of a Challenge Fund of up to $50 million for UNFPA,…

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Natalia Vodianova onstage at Global Citizen Live…

Paris, France, 25 September 2021 – Today at Global Citizen Live event in Paris, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Natalia Vodianova…

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  • 23 Sep 2021
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UNFPA calls for urgent funding for the health and safety of 1.5 million Yemeni women and girls at risk

As world leaders gather at the United Nations for a high-level event on Yemen, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, calls for the prioritization of the health, safety and…

UNFPA calls for urgent funding for the health and safety of 1.5 million Yemeni…

As world leaders gather at the United Nations for a high-level event on Yemen, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive…

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  • 13 Sep 2021
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As women and girls bear the brunt of the crisis, UNFPA urgently seeks $29.2 million to save and protect lives in Afghanistan

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is appealing for funding to respond to the urgent needs of Afghan women and girls as a humanitarian catastrophe looms in the country...

As women and girls bear the brunt of the crisis, UNFPA urgently seeks $29.2…

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is appealing for funding to respond to the urgent needs of…

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  • 24 Aug 2021
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UNFPA scaling up humanitarian assistance in Haiti to help survivors of earthquake

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 24 August 2021 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is scaling up its humanitarian assistance in Haiti following the 7.2 magnitude quake that…

UNFPA scaling up humanitarian assistance in Haiti to help survivors of…

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 24 August 2021 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is scaling up its…

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