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<p> <b>New York</b> – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today appointed Mary Banotti, Member of European Parliament, its Goodwill Ambassador and Face to Face Campaign Spokesperson for Ireland.</p>

Women are having fewer children than ever before, and population growth has slowed from 2.0 to 1.3 per cent in 30 years. But large families in the recent past mean that there are many more women of childbearing age. Global population is still rising by about 78 million...

<p>UNFPA’s Goodwill Ambassador, Keiko Kishi, last February presented Japanese media with highlights of three half-hour television documentaries shot during her visit to Senegal from 8 to 17 January to see the population and reproductive health situation there.</p>