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15 March 2019
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is deeply saddened and horrified by the senseless killing of worshipers at two mosques in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand.
11 March 2019
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United Nations, New York, 11 March 2019 —On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I offer my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which... Read more

8 March 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices 
 

Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way... Read more

6 February 2019
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Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then continues to cause her pain... Read more
10 December 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 2018
3 December 2018
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In the past 12 days, more than 150 women and girls have sought assistance after suffering sexual violence, including rape, near Bentiu in South Sudan. We echo the statement of the Secretary-General’s Special... Read more
3 December 2018
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More than 1 billion people live with a disability, and nearly 200 million are between the ages of 10 and 24. Yet young people with disabilities are often invisible in statistics, excluded from education and health... Read more
1 December 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2018
25 November 2018
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To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling upon us to stand in solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and... Read more
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.

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