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10 December 2019
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Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 2019
1 December 2019
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This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and improve the well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS. By... Read more
25 November 2019
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The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it remains widespread around the globe. Sexual violence is an epidemic that thrives in times of conflict and during emergencies, once the rule of law and... Read more
11 October 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl, 11 October

Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the... Read more

10 October 2019
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The mental health consequences of crisis and conflict are serious, yet often overlooked. Those caught in humanitarian emergencies suffer psychological trauma and invisible wounds as devastating and crippling as any... Read more
19 August 2019
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As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention to the courage and commitment of women humanitarians who assist people amidst conflict,... Read more
12 August 2019
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From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years ago at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. In the decades... Read more
30 July 2019
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Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized, including refugees and migrants. No country is immune.

More than 70 percent of human... Read more

15 July 2019
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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 third consecutive year.

UNFPA has... Read more

11 July 2019
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Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was reaffirmed in 1994 in Cairo at the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (... Read more

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