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14 November 2019
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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths, unmet need for family planning and gender-based violence... Read more
12 November 2019
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Nairobi, 12 November 2019 – World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death... Read more
12 November 2019
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The price tag to achieve three world-transforming results in the next decade – ending preventable maternal deaths, eliminating gender-based violence and harmful practices, and meeting the family planning needs of women... Read more
12 November 2019
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Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced today at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 they will mobilize some $8 billion in combined new... Read more
11 November 2019
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Actions to save mothers’ lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the focus of a three-day global summit that begins here tomorrow.
29 August 2019
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, echoes the urgent call by UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Lise Grande for donors to provide the funding promised earlier this year.
28 May 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - The National Peace Hut Women of Liberia was announced as the institutional laureate of the 2019 United Nations Population Award. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International... Read more
24 May 2019
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, has “a clear, focused, results-oriented strategy” with management and monitoring systems that link activities and expenditures to outcomes and strategic... Read more
24 May 2019
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One in three women experience sexual or gender-based violence in her lifetime. Men and boys are affected too. The risk is greatly exacerbated in humanitarian crises triggered by armed conflict and natural disasters.
10 April 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019—The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their... Read more

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