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17 September 2020
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A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 stay on track, even during the... Read more
15 July 2020
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/BERLIN, Germany - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is pleased to announce that the Government of Germany has increased its flexible funding by €30 million to... Read more

30 June 2020
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Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities, according to the State of World... Read more
29 June 2020
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29 June 2020, NEW YORK, USA – Millions of Syrian women and girls continue to suffer from gender-based violence (GBV), harassment and increasingly restricted access to life-saving sexual and reproductive health services... Read more
24 June 2020
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UNFPA, The United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, welcomed today the appointment of Ms. Diene Keita and Mr. Ib Petersen as new Deputy Executive Directors for Programme and for Management, respectively... Read more

20 May 2020
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Prezi, a leading visual communications software company, and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, have launched a joint COVID-19 awareness campaign to encourage and equip young people to lead... Read more
6 May 2020
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More than 48,000 women could die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in Yemen, the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, due to severe funding shortages and the possible closure of reproductive health... Read more
28 April 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to access family planning, facing unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence and other harmful practices could skyrocket by millions of cases in the... Read more
1 April 2020
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NEW YORK, USA - Approximately a quarter of women cannot refuse sex or make their own decisions about accessing proper health care, a major international study has found. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive... Read more
16 March 2020
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UNFPA expresses increasing concern about the women and girls trapped in the escalating humanitarian situation in Syria, especially in the north-west, as the conflict enters its 10th year.

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