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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.
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

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