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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
10 December 2017
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Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate the foundations that the Declaration provides for the right to sexual and reproductive health, and the growing... Read more
10 December 2017
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Human beings are born free and equal, both in rights and in dignity. This is the fundamental principle enshrined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
7 December 2017
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Ashley Judd was one of the “silence breakers” named by Time magazine as Person of the Year 2017. This designation makes us even prouder than ever to be working with Ms. Judd as UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador.

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