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13 September 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Hurricane Irma brought devastation across much of the Eastern Caribbean, with more than 4 million people affected, including 875,000 women and girls of childbearing age.
21 July 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $308 million to deliver life-saving work in 2017 to support about 38 million people, including more than 5.6 million pregnant women... Read more
13 July 2017
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LONDON – On World Population Day, 11 July, international donors at the landmark Family Planning Summit in London committed a total of $207 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The new funding will help... Read more
11 July 2017
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London, United Kingdom, 11 July 2017― Nutrition International and UNFPA, the United Nations Populations Fund, announced today at the Family Planning Summit... Read more

5 June 2017
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With profound sadness UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was 68 years old. “This is a devastating... Read more
17 May 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - Increasing investments in procuring and distributing male condoms provides a significant economic returns for countries with scarce resources, a new study finds. The study... Read more

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... 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

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