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28 May 2020
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We are increasingly alarmed about the situation in Yemen. COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the country already experiencing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, driven by an unabated conflict. But we are... Read more
23 May 2020
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We must accelerate efforts if we are to achieve our global ambition of ending fistula by 2030.
17 May 2020
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LGBTQI people should not face discrimination nor fear retribution for seeking health care amid the COVID-19 crisis. 
13 May 2020
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Conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic present a significant threat to life in Libya. The health and safety of the country’s entire population are at risk. Close to 400,000 Libyans have been displaced since the start of the... Read more
5 May 2020
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Here are 3 ways to say THANK YOU to midwives battling the pandemic in 2020, the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.
7 April 2020
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Life goes on despite the pandemic; pregnancy and childbirth are no exception.
26 March 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem 
25 March 2020
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Eliminating the systemic racism caused by enslavement is crucial to achieving a world of universal rights and choices for all.
8 March 2020
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Let’s carry forward the goals of the feminists who came before us in partnership with those who uphold feminist ideals today.
5 March 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuellar

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