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4 April 2019
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New York/GENEVA, 4 April 2019—UNFPA and UNAIDS are seriously concerned by new criminal law provisions that came into force yesterday, 3 April 2019, in Brunei Darussalam. The provisions, which impose the death penalty... Read more

1 April 2019
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Agreement at 52nd session of the UN Commission on Population and Development calls for strengthening implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action, adopted 25 years ago... Read more
13 February 2019
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SEOUL, Republic of Korea—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is strengthening its longstanding relationship with the Republic of Korea by opening a liaison office in Seoul. The new office, opened during an... Read more
18 January 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 — The Government of the Republic of Kenya and the United Nations Population Fund today announced the convening of a high-level conference to advance the implementation of the... Read more
26 November 2018
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Ninety per cent of women in Sri Lanka have faced sexual harassment on public transport, according to a recent study commissioned by UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.
17 October 2018
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The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows.
19 September 2018
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Sana’a – The European Union has provided UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with EUR 2 million to provide urgent life-saving reproductive health and protection services to women and girls in Yemen.
10 August 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—Following allegations of sexual misconduct made by a former employee of a UNFPA contractor in Bihar, India, against the UNFPA Representative in India, the independent... Read more

12 June 2018
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NEW YORK, 12 June 2018 – UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women welcome the Government of Sweden’s decision to enter into multi-year core funding agreements with our agencies. These will enhance our ability to fulfil our... Read more
24 May 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York--Nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees currently live in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, in the largest and most densely populated refugee camp in the world. Many are women and girls who have suffered... Read more

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