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11 October 2018
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We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better. Let’s give them the chance.
10 October 2018
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Today on World Mental Health Day, UNFPA calls for strengthened action to provide services for the mental health of young people.
5 October 2018
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I congratulate Nobel Peace Prize recipients Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their remarkable efforts to stop rape and other forms of sexual violence as a weapon of war and to help survivors.
1 October 2018
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Executive Director Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Older Persons - 1 October 2018
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

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