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9 May 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—EngenderHealth and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced the publication of a new digital resource: Engaging men in sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family... Read more
8 May 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/Abuja—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram group, and is on standby to provide emergency... Read more
25 April 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - UNFPA has won the Webby Award and the Webby People's Voice Award in the category of Best Use of Photography for the web feature, "16 Girls, 16 Stories of Resistance". The Webby Award was... Read more
19 April 2017
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Improving the physical, sexual and mental health of adolescents aged 10-19 years, at the cost of about $4.60 per person per year, could bring a tenfold economic benefit by averting more than 12 million adolescent deaths... Read more
12 April 2017
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Hans Rosling, a Swedish doctor and statistician, as well as the Association of Traditional Chiefs of Niger (Association des chefs traditionnels du Niger, ACTN), a community-based development organization, have won the... Read more
21 November 2016
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Ankara, 21 November 2016 - UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women and UNDP in Turkey are deeply concerned by the draft Bill submitted to the Parliament during the legislative debates on November 17 which may lead to some type of... Read more
20 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United... Read more
14 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York/ABUJA — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls who were captured by Boko Haram. UNFPA commends the Nigerian Government’s commitment to the... Read more
7 October 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is scaling up its emergency response to help more than 350,000 people who need immediate humanitarian help after Hurricane Matthew pounded Haiti this... Read more
19 September 2016
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - Violence by Boko Haram continues to cause immense suffering in north-east Nigeria, where 2 million people are displaced and 7 million urgently need humanitarian assistance. On Friday 16... Read more

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