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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
21 March 2018
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I am happy to learn of today’s release of some of the girls who had been abducted by insurgents in Dapchi, Nigeria. Like their families and community, I am deeply concerned about their physical and emotional well-being... Read more
13 March 2018
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has zero tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. This policy is strictly enforced.
12 March 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, notes with regret the determination by the United States of America to withhold funds from UNFPA for the second consecutive year. This unfortunate... Read more
8 March 2018
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The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality, including inequalities in sexual and reproductive health. More than 200 million women—many of them poor and... Read more
1 March 2018
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UNFPA notes the recent news stories on possible sexual exploitation and abuse in the distribution of humanitarian aid inside Syria. UNFPA underscores that it has zero tolerance for any form of abuse or exploitation.
21 February 2018
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Statement of Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, the UN Population Fund, in response to Escalation of Violence in Syria
6 February 2018
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Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and even death. A cruel practice that inflicts lasting emotional harm and preys on the most vulnerable,... Read more
12 January 2018
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New Year Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

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