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31 March 2018
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SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Growing up in poverty, Ruža felt trapped and betrayed when her brother arranged for her to be married off to an older man at the age of 15, forcing her to drop out... Read more
8 March 2018
Statement
The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality, including inequalities in sexual and reproductive health. More than 200 million women—many... Read more
17 October 2017
Press Release
The State of World Population 2017 Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of poorest women could threaten unrest, undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns •... Read more
11 October 2017
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017 Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
1 October 2017
Press Release
SARAJEVO, 1 October 2017 – This year, the member states of the United Nations mark 15 years since the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing was adopted at the Second World Assembly on Ageing... Read more
26 September 2017
Press Release
SARAJEVO, 26 September 2017 – Today is the World Contraception Day. To mark this day, the Strategic planning workshop on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) was held in Sarajevo. The workshop was... Read more
12 August 2017
Press Release
Sarajevo, 12 August 2017 – Today the world marks the International Youth Day promoting the role of young women and men as essential partners in achieving human rights and development. International... Read more
3 July 2017
On the occasion of 19 June, the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the importance of the position of survivors of sexual violence during the conflict in Bosnia and... Read more
29 June 2017
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SARAJEVO, 29. June 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the British Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina congratulate the Inter-Religious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina on its 20th... Read more
4 May 2017
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is announcing the launch of UNFPA Award in recognition of commendable efforts undertaken in Bosnia and Herzegovina that challenge dominant social... Read more

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