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17 October 2015
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To lift people out of poverty, countries will need stronger and better social protection systems. But to sustainably eradicate poverty, they will need to create many more jobs.
11 October 2015
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Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power of girls to drive progress and transform our world.
1 October 2015
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Population ageing and urbanization are major global issues of the 21st century. While cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and over is also rising. Rapid urbanization is challenging both national... Read more
12 August 2015
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Young people are driving change towards a better future for all in every corner of the world. They are leading global action on climate change, campaigning to end discrimination, speaking out to uphold democracy and the... Read more
11 July 2015
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Women and adolescent girls also face much greater risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, violence and forced marriage during conflicts and natural disasters. One of the priorities of UNFPA, the United Nations Population... Read more
15 June 2015
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Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It’s an excellent opportunity for all of us to pause and consider the extent of the heinous crime of abuse of older persons. Millions of older persons around the world are... Read more
9 June 2015
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Statement of UNFPA on concerns about Myanmar's recently adopted Healthcare for Population Control Law.
23 May 2015
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Significant gains have been made in improving sexual and reproductive health and advancing reproductive rights since the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development. But many people, especially the... Read more
5 May 2015
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Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do.
25 April 2015
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On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I express our deepest sympathy to the people and Government of Nepal following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Kathmandu and the surrounding regions this... Read more

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