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10 May 2021
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, condemns the horrifying attack in Kabul, Afghanistan near the Sayed Ul-Shuhada high school, which killed and injured many school children, mostly girls... Read more

5 May 2021
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Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health and well-being of entire communities.
28 April 2021
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, has been informed that the Government of the United Kingdom intends to implement an approximate 85 per cent cut to UNFPA Supplies, the UNFPA flagship... Read more
7 April 2021
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A healthier world is a fairer world. Today as we celebrate World Health Day, let us recall how much health has improved globally since the first time the day was marked over 70 years ago, even as we are reminded in the... Read more
1 April 2021
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, joins other United Nations agencies in expressing its grave concerns regarding the heinous attacks in Palma district, Mozambique. The... Read more

22 March 2021
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NEW YORK/GENEVA/WASHINGTON D.C., 22 March 2021 - "Amid a worsening humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, reports of indiscriminate and targeted attacks against civilians, including rape and other... Read more

15 March 2021
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, strongly reiterates the statements made by the office of the United Nations Secretary-General in condemning the escalating use of force by military and... Read more
8 March 2021
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All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They are presidents of countries and corporate boards. They head international and grassroots organizations,... Read more
23 February 2021
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In light of the unfolding events in Myanmar, UNFPA joins the wider United Nations family in expressing its strongest concern over the adverse impacts on the rights, safety, health and well-being of the people of... Read more

6 February 2021
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Two million additional cases of female genital mutilation may occur over the next decade as COVID-19 shutters schools and disrupts programmes that help protect girls from this harmful practice.   We must act now to... Read more

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