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20 January 2016
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NEW YORK/GENEVA – Oumo , a young woman from sub-Saharan Africa is fleeing persecution that has left her brother-in-law dead and her sister missing. Fearing for her life, she made the dangerous and difficult journey to... Read more
3 December 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 December 2015 --The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though whether women and... Read more
12 November 2015
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Report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division highlights progress  GENEVA/NEW YORK, 12 November 2015 – The maternal death ratio has fallen by 44 per cent since 1990, United... Read more
22 September 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK/ISTANBUL – With hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants moving from Greece through the Balkans to reach Western and Northern Europe, the countries along the transit routes need urgent... Read more
8 September 2015
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A tool for implementing comprehensive programmes on HIV and sexually transmitted infections with men who have sex with men was released today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The publication, Implementing... Read more
27 July 2015
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As the United Nations intensifies its humanitarian efforts to respond to the ongoing crisis in Yemen, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is working with partners to ensure safe birth for pregnant women and to... Read more
16 July 2015
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ADDIS ABABA—World leaders have agreed on measures to generate additional investments to tackle economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for... Read more
29 May 2015
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NAY PYI TAW—A comprehensive profile of Myanmar’s 51.5 million people and how they live is available for the first time in three decades, after today’s release of the 2014 Population and Housing Census main results.
8 April 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, a former Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), an African non-governmental... Read more
12 February 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—More than $56 million is urgently needed to provide vital reproductive, maternal and newborn health services in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. This amount, according to UNFPA, the United... Read more

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