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This interactive edition of the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021 shows the overall goal of UNFPA, the three transformative results, alignment with Agenda 2030, the four core areas of engagement, how we work, and budget...

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This in-depth, data-rich action framework, sometimes referred to as the ICPD beyond 2014 Global Report, is the culmination of a major global review of progress in implementing the ICPD Programme of Action, and...

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique mechanism established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2006. This mechanism facilitates the review of the...

In 2013, around the world an estimated 289,000 women died of maternal causes. Almost all of those deaths were preventable. Preventable deaths are most common among women living in the poorest countries, where health...

Launched in 2008 to accelerate progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5 (MDG5), the Maternal Health Thematic Fund (MHTF) focuses on countries with high maternal mortality by providing tar- geted, additional...

The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme "Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change” was developed in 2007 to protect girls and women by accelerating abandonment of FGM/C and providing care for its consequences...

This report makes the clearest and strongest case to date why population issues must be integrated in the new development agenda.

"Life or death is a political decision", reads this poster from the International Parliamentarians' Conference in Ottawa, Canada. At the conference, elected representatives from 72 countries and territories pledged...

The State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 presents findings on midwifery from 73 low and middle-income countries.

This Update documents strategies, partnerships and projects for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in the developing world.

Every day in developing countries, 20,000 girls below age 18 give birth. Nine in 10 of these births occur within marriage or a union. This has consequences on the health, education, employment and rights of an...

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