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4 September 2018
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This is an important moment for UNFPA. Next year we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, ICPD. The regional review process is already under way. Last month I... Read more
19 August 2018
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Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching a refugee camp or other places where humanitarian services are available does not necessarily eliminate... Read more
18 August 2018
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As United Nations Secretary-General, he stood up for the rights, health and dignity of women and girls.
10 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018 — We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting... Read more
18 July 2018
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Today, on Nelson Mandela International Day, I hope that his legacy of equality and dignity will continue to inspire the world community, and will serve to guide future generations in the quest for social justice.
6 July 2018
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Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children,” at the United Nations International Conference on Human... Read more
18 June 2018
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Based on observations from our recent visits to the refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh, we call on the international community to urgently step up its efforts to help all Rohingya refugees in... Read more
24 May 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—At UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, we welcome the release of our colleague, Zarmina Zafar, and her son, who were abducted in Kabul in January.
23 May 2018
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Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s life. Unfortunately, this is not the case for many of the world’s poorest and most marginalized women.
17 May 2018
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On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities... Read more

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